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A call to pray and fast for God’s mercy on our land and the healing and conversion of our hearts. Fr. John discusses the National Day of Prayer and Fasting on September 24, 2020.

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 13, 2020 / 03:37 am MT (CNA).- Amid the worldwide panic surrounding coronavirus and lockdowns, as well as protests and unrest in many parts of the country in recent weeks, it can be easy for people of any faith to ask: Where is God?

BE IN MY EYES, BE IN MY HEART I could not sleep the night before I met a Catholic priest for the first time. Until that year of my life, my knowledge of Catholicism had been informed by negative headlines, my Evangelical pastors’ condemnations of the Church, and an encounter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Yesterday, on Pentecost Sunday, we learned from St. Paul that “As a body is one though it has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body, so also Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into

by Rebecca Sontag North: Immaculate Conception When asked why she intends to join the Catholic Church, Amanda Schmerge replied with serene certitude, saying, “It was a slow-growing love.” Amanda was satisfied as a Methodist, always active in her church. Yet, it seemed a reasonable compromise that her children, ages 4-11,

Prayer at Lourdes, September 29, 2017 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
There is definitely a spirit to Christmas. Based on Hollywood movies, you might think that this spirit is of giving, of peace on earth, or even of family. For Christians, this is a major oversimplification, and misses a bit part of what Christmas is about. Father Casey talks about not

Are you ready for Christmas?” I dread that question. After all, who is ever really ready for the cooking, cleaning, packing, traveling, buying, wrapping and even fighting that fill up our typical preparations for the holidays? Not me. The good news is that Advent doesn’t have to be that way.

On this Ascension of the Lord weekend, we recall in Acts 1: When he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight. While they were looking intently at the sky as he was going, suddenly two men dressed

We’re already approaching the Fourth Sunday of Easter. We’ve experienced to 40 days of Lent, the wonderful joy of Easter, yet have we changed? In today’s video from Fr. Mike, he discusses why confessing the same sins over and over isn’t entirely a bad thing. He also offers some ways

This year 880 adults and children will enter the Roman Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, beginning Sunday Feb. 14 with the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion. For the first time since 2013, the number of those preparing to enter the church at Easter is