Saint of the Day: St. Anthony Mary Claret

Anthony Claret was born in Spain in 1807 and like his father, he was a weaver by trade. In his spare time, he studied Latin, and at the age of 22, he entered the seminary, and was ordained in 1835. He became a Jesuit novice in Rome, but failing health prompted his return to Spain.

‘40 Days’of saving lives: ‘Respect Life Month’ focuses peaceful efforts statewide

Thousands of lives spared, 133 abortion workers who quit their jobs and 75 centers that closed their doors forever. The stunning success of the 40 Days for Life movement in the midst of a culture of death has pumped new energy into the movement dedicated to protecting human life from conception to natural death.


Sharing my Faith

When I was in college, I met a young Catholic woman. Going to Mass became a way to spend another hour with her, so I gladly went. After a few Sundays, though, attending Mass became more than just an opportunity to see my girlfriend.

Encountering and studying the faith as a pilgrim

On a recent pilgrimage with about 30 students to San Xavier Del Bac Mission near Tucson, one of the students remarked “being here on a pilgrimage gives me a new sense of this place.”

The Comfort of Faith

A Ministry of Faith

Catholic health care workers challenged to serve with integrity

The preservation and protection of the Catholic health care worker’s conscience is a benefit to everyone, said San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in his keynote address to Phoenix-area health care professionals following the annual White Mass.



Para vocaciones uno tiene que salir, llamar, dice el papa

"Jesús se detenía y se fijaba en la mirada del otro, sin apuro", él dijo. "Esto es lo que hace atractivo y fascinante su llamado".

Mira al primer episodio de ‘Sacerdote’ [VIDEO]

Regresa cada día para las siguinetes dos semanas a para más historias similares.




Bearing wrongs patiently: James Lackey develops young, Black Catholic leaders

James Lackey will be the first to tell you he has not suffered injustice. And yet, as he responds to detailed questions about how he grew up and came to be a leader in the Black Catholic community, it becomes apparent: this is a man who has borne wrongs patiently.




New saint’s book offers insight into what motivated her work

We can still remember the photos and the videos of a woman without fear who went into the poorest places of the poorest and lifted the most downtrodden to a place of dignity.