COMMENTARY: Without the priest, there is no Eucharist, and without the Eucharist, there is no Church.
COMMENTARY: The Curé d’Ars’ pastoral strategy to get his people to return to their Eucharistic Lord is a model of practical wisdom that can guide the Church today.
God used this humble priest to renew Eucharistic devotion in 19th-century France, making him a fitting example and patron for our own nation’s Eucharistic revival.
The real reason why pregnancy help centers are so opposed by abortion zealots is because they expose one of the biggest mendacities of the abortion industry: that pro-lifers only care about the baby in the womb, not the mother, and stop caring once the baby is born.
COMMENTARY: The central question, Pope Francis asks in his recent document, is how do we learn to pray and live the liturgy?
Flags matter. They symbolize our values. And Catholic institutions have a duty to transmit authentically Catholic values.
Never to refuse anyone Holy Communion is the equivalent of the Blessed Mother’s never refusing to give the Baby Jesus to anyone, including Herod’s henchmen.
COMMENTARY: The liturgical memorial of the Ugandan martyrs is a fitting reminder to recommit to the Catholic Church’s fight against sexual predation against the young and vulnerable.