Having a divorce in the neighborhood is like having a sinkhole in your street. Everything that seemed stable suddenly isn’t.
And none of it was really planned.
Churches will be eerily empty the next two weekends and even more noticeably so on Ash Wednesday.
Their wedding preparations were a bit unusual: traveling 74 miles on foot to its destination.
The tomb of St. Peter is a place to renew love and gratitude to Christ for "breaking into our lives even maybe when we weren't hoping for or expecting it," Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted said.
An unusual suggestion in the document was that people turn to poetry and delve into Amazonian stories to discover how unique the region is and to feel more deeply its importance.
True to what the universal Catholic Church is, "Querida Amazonia" (Beloved Amazonia), seeks a Church present and active with "Amazonian features," which means local cultures are preserved, nature is protected and more.
Catholic Women of Phoenix and its upcoming conference’s keynote speaker have a mutual friend: their patron saint, St. Theresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as Edith Stein.
We know there is something more than this material world in which we bumble around every day. Lent affords us 40 days to re-focus on that.
A Lenten study guide, "Recommit to Racial Justice," has been popular all year and some Catholic institutions have recognized their own culpability on racial matters.