Christian Life

September 12, 2012

Pope Benedict Says Christians 'Can Never Be Pessimists': 'No Prayer Is Lost'

In the Holy Father's Sept. 12 general audience address, he said prayers 'strengthen our daily commitment to goodness.'

July 22, 2012

The Heart of Summer

User's Guide to Sunday, July 22.

April 22, 2012

Why Good Is More Interesting Than Bad

User's Guide to Sunday, April 22.

November 2, 2011

In November, With the God of the Living

Throughout this month, the Church calls Catholics to raise our hearts and minds to seek the things that are above — to remember that going to heaven is the goal that God desires for each of our lives.

October 13, 2011

Rhyming Lives: How to Be Jesus' Disciple

Oct. 9 issue column: Mary is Jesus’ greatest disciple. She shows us not what Jesus would do, but what a disciple of Jesus would do. Her life is not identical to Jesus’ life, but, rather, rhymes with Jesus’ life. Jesus calls us to follow him; Mary shows us what following him looks like. So do the saints.

August 29, 2011

Pope: 'The Christian Follows the Lord With Love When He Accepts His Cross'

Benedict encourages American seminarians and pilgrims during Aug. 28 Angelus address.

August 9, 2011

Christian Institutions Can Heal Society, Why Be Catholic?, Myth Busters: Sola Scriptura, and more!

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