Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis seems to be fixated on the wounds of Christ. And he has suggested that other Catholics might want to be as well.

Catholic Charities cares for orphans, welcomes the stranger with CDA support

In 2005, Mimi Condon saw an ad in The Catholic Sun recruiting foster parents.

A Pilgrim’s Journey to the Beehive State — Day 5

Our pilgrimage is over. As I walked away from the bus and the 39 other pilgrims I had shared the past five days with, visiting religious, historical and cultural sites in Utah and northern Arizona, I felt a pang of disappointment.

Catholic poet shares faith in verse, ponders spiritual battle

His poems are neatly organized into six categories on his website running from the luminous to the dark to the mystical, but all subtly or directly pointing back to God.

Catholic coffee shop paves the way to Calvary

The co-owners — a husband and wife duo — wanted the outside of their shop to reflect as much of their Catholic identity as the inside does. The community created the stations.

A Pilgrim’s Journey to the Beehive State – Day 4

ABOVE: A view from atop Sunset Point in Bryce Canyon National Park March 20. The spot is roughly 8,000 feet above sea level. (Jeff Grant/CATHOLIC SUN) KANAB, Utah — At the outset of our trip, we were told there would be variety and opportunity to experience God’s presence in different settings. One of the themes of this pilgrimage has been allowing the Lord to speak to us through His creation.

Theologian shares how understanding Eucharist led to own conversion

For this Easter, Hahn tackles the mysteries of the Last Supper and the Cross so that we may better immerse ourselves in the most holy of seasons.

A Pilgrim’s Journey to the Beehive State — Day 3

SALT LAKE CITY — Imagine for a moment your life begins at 5 a.m. with prayer, followed by scripture readings and music … all before breakfast.

Catholic Community Foundation awards largest group of scholarships ever

Recipients are “the hands and feet of Christ. They do the Lord’s work every day, and that’s why they received the award, explained Pam Hammond, the foundation’s manager of programs and community outreach.

Spiritual Warfare: The Armor of the Sacraments

Throughout the course of human history, wars have been waged and their outcomes have shaped the identity of many nations. But, there is another war, although generally unseen by human eyes, that “is not with flesh and blood but with the principalities, with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness, with the evil spirits in the heavens” (Eph 6:12).