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Greg Hartman

Many people have asked me if leading the National Eucharistic Revival deepened my own relationship with Our Lord in the Eucharist. Indeed, yes! It has been a profound grace of the Revival, and I hope that’s true for many others too. In fact, I believe our Eucharistic Revival will only …

When I was a kid, my favorite cartoon was He-Man. Whenever danger was near, he thrust his sword into the air, yelled “I have the POWER!” and became the Master of the Universe. I thought that was the greatest thing ever. As I got older, this theme of “power” continually …

Why can’t non-Catholics receive Holy Communion in Catholic churches? The Catholic Church ordinarily does not admit non-Catholics to Holy Communion. This practice can be especially difficult for those with close family members who are non-Catholic, especially spouses, children or siblings. This limitation on who is invited to receive Communion does …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). In his effort to show us the true meaning of “purity of heart,” Pope St. John Paul II meditated on Christ’s words in the gospels before pondering St. Paul’s teaching. …

Recently, my daughter and I spent the day together. We were having a great day, but I had this nagging anxiety nipping away at my ability to be fully present to her. Struggling to not cave into despair, we left the house to drive around. A curious thing happened. New …

Deacon Mark Machuga, Director of the Permanent Diaconate Office, and Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr process at the Ordination of Deacons (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Cada año muchas familias preparan un altar especial de mayo en sus hogares para honrar a la Santísima Madre. Este espacio, reservado para una imagen o estatua de María y adornado con flores y velas, es solo un ejemplo de las diversas formas en que los católicos muestran su devoción …

Since its publication in 1843, St. Louis de Montfort’s book True Devotion to Mary has inspired Catholics to grow closer to Christ through his Blessed Mother. Anne Collins, a parishioner at St. Gertrude Church in Madeira, encountered the book in the 90s after learning about Pope St. John Paul II’s …

Los católicos marcamos el comienzo del sagrado tiempo de Cuaresma con la recepción de las cenizas benditas, reconociendo nuestra pecaminosidad y la realidad de que un día nosotros mismos volveremos al polvo. A lo largo de estos 40 días, la Iglesia nos anima a volver a centrar nuestras vidas en …

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Jan 15, 2024 / 09:37 am Pope Francis responded publicly to questions about the Vatican’s declaration on blessings for same-sex couples for the first time in a television interview on Sunday night. In an appearance on an Italian talk show on Jan. 14, the 87-year-old pope …

El último domingo de enero marca el inicio de la Semana Nacional de las Escuelas Católicas, un tiempo reservado por las diócesis de todo nuestro país para destacar la importancia de una formación y educación católica, fiel e integral para la misión salvífica de la Iglesia. Durante esta semana celebramos …