…On Poverty of Spirit & Prayer

The beatitudes, proclaimed by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount, reveal the path to holiness, says Pope Francis during a Mass celebrated in Rome’s Verano. Of these eight beatitudes,…

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Concerning Fasting

that Pleases God, from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah 58:1-12 St. Francis of Assisi used to say that “the deed you do may be the only sermon some persons will…

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The NOW of the Church

Josh Alanis, student at the University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP), created a film with young adults sharing their faith life and what it's like to live in a border…

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Pray for Our Elected Officials

From the Little Portion Farm at the Shrine of St. Anthony, Ellicott City, Maryland Friar Cristofer M. Fernández and Farmer Matt Jones lead a prayer for the elected officials in…

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Belief or Bumpers

I've never been into sports. Just never really understood the hype and the fandom. Nevertheless, I’m usually pretty on top of who the latest championship team is because I enjoy…

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