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Benjamin Knoop, a recent graduate from LaSalle High School, embarked on a transformative pilgrimage in March that deepened his faith and solidified his spiritual foundation. He and his family visited several sacred sites in Austria that brought profound moments of spiritual reflection. “My family’s pilgrimage to Austria in March 2024 …

By Daniel Payne Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 15, 2024 / 15:43 pm Donald Trump on Monday announced that Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance will be his running mate in the 2024 presidential election. “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person …

God our Father, Giver of life, we entrust the United States of America to Your loving care. You are the rock on which this nation was founded. You alone are the true source of our cherished rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Reclaim this land for Your …

Amid a sea of self-help books, one has emerged where the Christian parent can find solace, encouragement and great advice. Whereas many texts help the faithful discern priesthood, marriage, consecration or other spiritual life as laity, few focus specifically on Christian parenting. Parenting: The Complex and Beautiful Vocation of Raising …

What are the origins of the Stations of the Cross? When were they first placed in churches? The Stations of the Cross, also known as the Way of the Cross and the Via Crucis, is a Christian devotional practice that commemorates the events of Good Friday, specifically Jesus’ journey from …

by Matt Hess, photo by Danny Schneible Luke recounts to his readers that after Jesus’ death, two of His disciples embark on a journey. Jesus draws near to these friends and walks in their midst, though they do not initially recognize Him. They only became aware of His presence among …

My 14-year-old son, Liam, fixed his eyes on mine and tearfully choked out, “Mom I want to go home.” On the surface, his comment made no sense. We had just returned home the day before from Tennessee, where Liam got to visit his long-distance best friend. I never saw that …

July 7 coverage of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. More than 650 people packed into St. Lawrence Church, Price Hill on Sunday morning for 11 a.m. Mass. Following Mass, the faithful spent time with the Lord in adoration before departing for a Solemn Eucharistic Procession. The …

In a quaint café on the cobblestone streets just outside Vatican City, Cody Egner and his wife, Angela, sat at a table mapping out a vision that soon impacted over a thousand Catholics in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. During that 2015 lunch, the couple expressed their desire to share Rome’s …