Re-published anthology highlights essentials of St. Newman’s theology

It’s October, All-Souls Day on the event horizon; and, it is the month that John Henry Newman is presented to the Church as a saint.

Bishop’s book on sexual abuse crisis more about scandal than healing

The title of Bishop Robert E. Barron’s “Letter to a Suffering Church” led me — as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse — to hope for a book like Fr. Thomas Berg’s excellent 2017 work “Hurting in the Church.”

New book highlights 12 historic homilies delivered in times of crisis

BALTIMORE (CNS) — As the Nazi regime systematically killed those it deemed mentally ill or “unproductive,” a fearless bishop of the Diocese of Munster, Germany, took to the pulpit in 1941 to denounce and challenge what was happening.

Seton pair write award-winning letters

After reading something from the author, students wrote to them about how the work personally impacted them.

Arizona mother writes ‘Guide to Life’ for Catholic working moms

The book is compiled wisdom gleaned from the virtual Catholic Working Mothers group. It averages 100 new members per month and passed the 6,000-member mark earlier this year.

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.