Overcoming regret and becoming the person God calls us to be

The voice on the other end of the line was choked with emotion. Years of bad decisions and poor choices had finally caught up with her and she felt trapped by her past. “I feel so empty inside. I’ve made so many dumb mistakes and now I’m paying for them!”

Movies: Bennett’s War

NEW YORK (CNS) — Loosely based on the case histories of real-life wounded veterans, writer-director Alex Ranarivelo’s endearing sports drama “Bennett’s War” (Forrest) is a portrait of courage in the face of adversity.

Discernment: Listening for God in the real world

“Samuel, Samuel!” the Lord calls, in one of the more famous stories of discernment in the Bible. After bothering his teacher, Eli, three times, the wise man realizes it is the Lord who is calling. “If you are called,” said Eli, “reply, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’”

Ready or not, here they come!

Welcome to a new school year! I am proud to report that our Catholic schools are ready, willing and able to embrace the new academic school year.

State of the Campaign: Foundation for Senior Living

Established as a Catholic charity by the Diocese of Phoenix in 1974, Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) has been a leading provider of high-quality, vital services for Arizonans of all ages for more than 40 years.

Christ’s True Presence awaits us, but do we know it?

I was in my third year of college the first time he played for me. Sitting under a tree at a local park, he strummed the guitar gently, crooning songs of love for God and His wondrous mercy.

Holy and Healthy Priests

We come now to the sixth and final column of this series addressing the recent scandals that have so hurt the Church.

Following Christ is bound to make us uncomfortable

As a child I grew up in a house without air-conditioning, a small, three-bedroom ranch with few windows.

Astronauts found God in space

Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed U.S....

Sacerdotes santos y sanos

Llegamos ahora a la sexta y última columna de esta serie abordando los recientes escándalos que han dañado tanto la Iglesia.