El famoso autor ruso Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn pasó casi 50 años estudiando la historia de la revolución sangrienta que costó la vida de unos 60 millones de sus compatriotas. Concluyó: “los hombres se han olvidado de Dios”.
En los primeros siglos de la fe cristiana, el rito del Bautismo con sus gestos, palabras y simbolismo potentes, tenía un fuerte énfasis en la conversión, una reorientación radical de la vida del pecado y hacia Dios.
No matter how grim the news, no matter how appalling the latest trend in the culture, we trust in His tender care to see us through every storm.
From the start of his papacy in his first papal address when he called for compassion for the poor and then proceeded to bless all who listened, non Catholics and non-believers as well, Pope Francis extolled the ministry of service to and love for others.
When the Church at Vatican II lifted high the universal call to holiness, it rightly received an enthusiastic response. For it is indeed good news for people of every time and place. How good to know that it is possible for us all to have a close, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and even to become like Him.
If there’s one thing this rancorous political season has revealed, it’s that America is in a battle for its soul. Who are we and what do we stand for?
Most of us will probably never have to risk our lives in order to help someone. The question is, what are we doing with this precious life that we’ve been given? Are we squandering it on trivialities? And what will the Father find when He looks into our heart and searches for compassion?
Exactly what does it mean to be a champion of Catholic schools? It means doing what you can from where you stand.
The current administration tells us there is a war on women. And there is — absolutely — a war being waged on women. But...
I used to think that fasting was worthless. I would find reasons to excuse myself from the obligatory Lenten practice: low blood sugar, anemia, etc.