CHICAGO (CNS) — Renowned for its reverence for ancient tradition, the Byzantine Catholic Church is rather unhurried to add new feasts to its liturgical calendar.
It is easy to slip into ungratefulness amid life's challenges, but remembering the everyday blessings God provides is an antidote to the woes of the world.
Be open to the changes God brings forth in your lives, in our nation, in our world and even in our Church. And meet them all with love in your hearts.
Mark the Evangelist recounts a telling story about a blind man named Bartimaeus cured by Jesus because of his professed faith. After Bartimaeus was healed of his blindness, he followed Him “along the way” (Mk 10:52); that is, he became His disciple.
Marcos el evangelista relata una historia acerca de un hombre ciego llamado Bartimeo curado por Jesús a causa de su fe profesada.
One woman's prayer for the miracle to adopt two children slowly became real — starting the next day when a girl climbed into her husband's lap.
“Do whatever He tells you” (Jn 2:5). These words of the Mother of God at the Wedding Feast of Cana are like a bright beacon pointing the way to our happiness and the way to the Heart of Christ.
“Haced lo que él os diga” (Juan 2:5). Estas palabras de la Madre de Dios en la Fiesta de la Boda de Caná son como un faro luminoso que señala el camino de nuestra felicidad y el Corazón de Cristo.
A few weeks ago, on a blazing-hot afternoon, I ventured to a local arts and crafts store. It was a Saturday and the store was crowded with shoppers.
Anti-Catholicism has been called “the last acceptable prejudice.” Tragically, it was on display at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearing for Amy Coney Barrett, nominated to be a federal appellate judge.