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How the IOR became the Vatican’s most bankable institution…

How the IOR became the Vatican’s most bankable institution Skip to content The Institute for Works of Religion, the Vatican’s only commercial bank, has recorded another year of increased profits, enhanced financial stability, and high regulatory vigi...[Read More]

The Traditional Latin Mass: Third rail of the National Eucharistic Congress?

The Traditional Latin Mass: Third rail of the Eucharistic Congress? Skip to content Since it was announced, critics of the National Eucharistic Congress have expressed concern that the July event, which coincides with the Republican National Conventi...[Read More]

‘Inside Out 2’: Here Come Envy, Ennui, Embarrassment, Anxiety — and Disappointment…

Film Review: Sequel lacks emotional heart of original. At the end of the Pixar film Inside Out back in 2015, Riley Anderson collides with a boy. He drops his water bottle. Riley cheerfully picks it up for him. The boy is frozen, aghast. Girl alert! T...[Read More]

Pope Francis Names Chinese Bishop Who Attended Synod on Synodality to Archdiocese of Hangzhou…

Bishop Luis Marín de San Martín, undersecretary of the synod, told journalists last year that Yang and Bishop Antonio Yao Shun of Jining, in the Autonomous Region of Inner Mongolia, were nominated to attend the synod by Pope Francis from a list appro...[Read More]

“What should I do if a choir I’m part of is scheduled to sing something (Orff’s Carmina Burana) that seems blasphemous?”…

From a reader… QUAERITUR: You’re probably the only priest who can properly help me navigate this, given your knowledge of the fine arts, particularly classical music, as well as being solid on Catholic morality. You’re also the only priest whom I kno...[Read More]

The Light in Greece: Seeing What It Means to Call the Son of God “Light From Light”…

My grandmother told me I would hate Greece. “It’s an ugly country,” she said. Her father came from Greece in his childhood, and she had been there a few times, but only during difficult times with her family, which I think soured the experience for h...[Read More]

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You Are a Tree (Not a Machine)

by Joy Clarkson “Lord, I want to flourish in Your Presence—like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God. As the sunlight of Your Presence shines upon me, ...

5 Ways To Find Your Purpose

“ My identity as a child of God gives my life meaning and purpose.” – Jesus Listens,October 23rd If you’ve ever asked, What is my purpose? or Do I have a callin...

Three Ways to Know God as You Read the Bible

“The Bible tells me that You created me first and foremost to know You and live in rich communion with You.” – Jesus Listens,September 20th For the past several...

Wholehearted Love Amid Unbearable Pain

“Today, the only things that seem endless are my problems and my pain. Yet I know You are here—tenderly present—ready to help me get safely through this day. Yo...

Befriending Jesus Amidst Our Wilderness Seasons

“You have been teaching me that it’s possible to feel secure even in the midst of the most difficult, painful circumstances— through staying aware of Your conti...

Do You Know About Jesus, Or Do You Know Jesus?

“ You are no stranger to Me, dear one.” – Jesus Calling for Easter I grew up in a family that never discussed giving up something for Lent. I always wondered ho...

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You Are a Tree (Not a Machine)

by Joy Clarkson “Lord, I want to flourish in Your Presence—like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God. As the sunlight of Your Presence shines upon me, ...

To the Mom Who Can’t Let Go of Her Children

The first day my son backed down the driveway as a driver without me in the passenger seat to guide him, I watched through the window with tears streaming down ...

19 Ways to Heal from Brokenheartedness

Many of us have been there – the ache in your chest that just doesn’t seem to fade, the struggle to get out of bed in the morning, fighting back tear...

25 Ways to Serve a Single Mom This Mother’s Day

With 15 million single mothers in the United States today, it is likely that you know a single mom. Maybe you were raised by one and saw how hard she worked to ...

Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist Parent

The first fourteen years of my kids’ lives were pretty easy – not in the sense that we faced no challenges because there were plenty. Rather, I felt in control ...

5 Ways To Find Your Purpose

“ My identity as a child of God gives my life meaning and purpose.” – Jesus Listens,October 23rd If you’ve ever asked, What is my purpose? or Do I have a callin...