Faith. It may be one of the most confusing concepts to wrap our heads around and to make proper use of in our lives.
When experiencing great loss, struggles and times of uncertainty, it is essential to adhere even more firmly onto our faith by acknowledging the goodness of our Lord. As we approach the celebration of the birth of Christ, I wanted to offer a few reflections on how the feast of Christmas lights the world and our hearts.
“Wait for me!” This was an appeal I often made to the other kids as one of the youngest growing up on my street.
The Gospels’ account of the rejection of Jesus at Nazareth is remarkable in many ways.
As we approach Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday, many of us wonder what life must have been like for Mary, the apostles and the other disciples.
It’s that time of year again. Time to take down the Christmas decorations, make some resolutions and forge ahead into the New Year.
Allison Ricciardi discusses the what the book of Tobit has to say about praying and praying effectively. Learn the key components to effective prayer.
Prayer is a crucial part of our spiritual life because it is our primary means of communication with the Lord.
I am going to give you the key to personal happiness.
Funny thing about light…no matter how small, it has tremendous power. Darkness simply can’t stand up to the light.
I had an interesting conversation with my friend Mark the other day. Mark, a third order Carmelite who takes his faith very seriously, complained that St. Therese never answers his prayers.
No question our country is in dire straits. As we approach the presidential election we see all manner of bedlam and anarchy unleashed with division upon division upon division.
It doesn’t come naturally to pray for someone who has hurt you but it is exactly what Jesus asks us to do.
Many of us today are feeling a sense of doom with the division in the current political landscape, the racial strife in our communities and the violence in our streets.
I was thinking about friendship, and what a precious gift it is. In the best friendships – which are rare indeed, but all the more precious for being so rare – the friends form a mutual admiration society.