Recovery by surrender: How prayer can overcome substance abuse

“I can’t get through this!” yelled the addicted young man at his mother, as she insisted he stay home and not get into his...

Parents’ love is precious, even when they are a little goofy

Isn’t it great growing up with a perfect mom and dad who are there for you exactly when you need them, who never cramp...

¡Viva Cristo Rey! Cristeros and us

Most Americans haven’t the foggiest idea that a quasi-Stalinist, violently anti-Catholic regime once existed on our southern border. Those who don’t know how bad...

Media elite promote trash while trashing the good stuff

Call me an optimist, but I was hoping that maybe, just maybe, the new film “For Greater Glory” might help thaw the hearts of...

The blessing of a fruitful life; Part three: The mission of married couples

In the nuptial blessing of a wedding Mass, the following words are found, “May your abundant blessing, Lord, come down upon this bride and...

God’s abundance despite infertility

Charles and Vicki, parishioners at St. Timothy in Mesa, have been married for nearly 17 years and have eight children. Charles is a Knight...

Heroes of religious liberty span centuries

If asked to list heroes of American freedom, people might reflect on the Revolutionary era and name George Washington, Nathan Hale and Betsy Ross....

Let freedom or religion ring (Part II)

Part one of this article elaborated on how attacks to religious freedom take many forms, sometimes violent sometimes subtle. We also saw how our...

Let freedom of religion ring (Part I)

People sometimes ask why the U.S. Catholic bishops are making such a fuss about religious freedom these days. After all, some say, churches are...

The real war on women

The current administration tells us there is a war on women. And there is — absolutely — a war being waged on women. But...