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12 Ways to Find Lenten Joy

Happiness is often a matter of mind over matter - but true joy is a spiritual gift that comes solely through the grace of God. For many, Lent is a ...

'Living Lent': Monday of the First Week of Lent - Day 5

PRAY: "Let he words of my mouth and the thought of my heart find favor before you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer." (Psalm 19:15)

'Repent and believe in the Gospel!' Lent is the time to take courage

Lent is a time to face our temptations and be converted by the Gospel, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on the first Sunday of Lent.

Blessed Pope Paul VI will be made a saint this year

During his annual Lenten meeting with the priests of Rome last week, Pope Francis confirmed that Blessed Pope Paul VI will be made a saint sometime ...

Part II: The Trifecta: Depression, PTSD, and Auto-immune Conditions

Surely depression is an unwelcome visitor, one that can easily wreak havoc in the lives of those within its reach. However, it is not uncommon for ...

'Living Lent': First Sunday of Lent

PRAY: Lord, today is a day of celebration for we commemorate your resurrection and triumph over death. Today we break our Lenten fast, and we rest ...

First Sunday of Lent: Entering into the Desert in Jesus

Let us welcome Lent. In so doing, we will receive the much needed grace it offers and be made ready to celebrate the Resurrection. Let us ...

Deadly Flu Season: Vaccine only 36 percent effective during worst season in years

As the deadly flu season remains far from over, controversy over whether to get the vaccine or not lingers on everyone's minds.

'Living Lent': Saturday after Ash Wednesday - Day 4

PRAY: Lord, renew me like a watered garden, a fresh spring flowing with water, sweet to taste.

Pope tweaks Bishop's policy on age and retirement

On Thursday Pope Francis tweaked the Church's policies on bishops and Curial officials reaching the age of retirement, indicating that they should ...