COMMENTARY: There is no better spiritual food for Catholics that what they receive in the Eucharist.
COMMENTARY: As former Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren once remarked, “I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man’s failures.”
COMMENTARY: We are different in many ways, both by nature and by achievement. These differences should not cause us to covet what we don’t have or envy one another.
COMMENTARY: The Iowa senator in 1863 introduced a national fast day.
COMMENTARY: The loss of economic and social opportunities does not translate into the loss of one’s fundamental obligation to love.
COMMENTARY: Giving thanks to God during a crisis may be the purest form of giving thanks since it recognizing something that deserves thanks in the midst of widespread suffering. It also expresses the hope that things will improve.