New book invites reader into deeper reflection of Holy Week

The season of Lent and Holy Week, the most sacred season for Catholics, the focus where all of our reality comes alive, is upon us.

In divisive times, Chesterton inspires unity among Catholics, author says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — At a time when Catholics seem to be split between conservative or progressive factions, the life and works of English writer G. K. Chesterton can inspire men and women in the Church to rise above conflict, said U.S. scholar Dale Ahlquist.

America’s first black priest has lessons to teach us today

Duriga's short and straightforward look at Fr. Tolton's life is for a wide-ranging audience who would like introduction to the priest's life.
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Inspiration from the comics

“America is in mourning. Deep, deep mourning for a man who inspired millions to, I don’t know, watch a movie, I guess.”

Memorial of Servant of God Dorothy Day

Born Nov. 8, 1897, in Brooklyn, her nominally religious family later moved to San Francisco, where she was baptized an Episcopalian. Her family later moved to Chicago, and Day attended the University of Illinois in Urbana.

Dominican priest’s new book recounts interactions helping the dead

About 70 years ago, the famous mystic, St. Padre Pio, was praying alone in his friary. When he looked up from his prayer, he saw an old man standing in front of him.

New Bing Crosby bio paints picture of crooner and his priest alter-ego

NEW YORK (CNS) — Affable fictional clergyman Fr. Charles “Chuck” O’Malley was the principal figure in two well-received World War II-era movies, 1944’s “Going My Way” and its 1945 sequel, “The Bells of St. Mary’s.”

Well-known author, speaker shares 60-minute guide to God’s plan for love

Evert thought a “one-hour treatment” of Theology of the Body would be more accessible to the common Catholic, especially those seeking a resource to share with others not familiar with the teaching.

Catholic college prof’s true-to-life soccer book optioned by Netflix

The author has told the team's story twice — first via a CNN article and after seeing reader comments that were both rewarding and disturbing, it turned into a book idea. "And I was off to the races," she wrote.

Priest author highlights contributions of priests in building Western civilization

If we watch the news, watch talk shows, or read the internet happenings, we find great, abiding cynicism, profound cynicism.