Today, September 23rd is the Memorial of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina — commonly known as Padre Pio.Read More »
Christians are called to reflect on the Passion of Our Lord, especially on Fridays.
One way we can do this is to pray and meditate on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary.Read More »
The Roman Catholic Church has many departments and operates through formal procedures.
The Apostolic Penitentiary is one of the departments of the Roman Curia, the central body responsible for the affairs of the Church.
This tribunal of mercy recently issued a new Plenary Indulgence in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
I heard an incredible conversion story while watching a video of Venerable Fulton Sheen.
It’s about an atheist doctor who was a fall-away Catholic and his Catholic wife.
I was deeply touched by this true story and want to share it with you.
I’d like to share an article that my dad recently shared with me.
It’s about the 70th official Lourdes miracle recognized by the Catholic Church. The miracle was approved on February 11th — the World Day of the Sick and Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes — of 2018.
It’s the most recent official miracle to date and an encouraging true story!
The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to a poor teenage girl named Bernadette Soubirous on February 11, 1858.
Between February 11th and July 16th, she appeared eighteen times in the Grotto of Massabielle near Lourdes, France.
Several years ago, I was reading about the events in Lourdes and discovered these words from the Blessed Mother to Bernadette:
“I do not promise you happiness in this world, but in the next.”
When I read those words, they pierced my soul.
From that moment on, I’ve felt a strong connection to St. Bernadette and Our Lady of Lourdes.
Even though I never seriously considered going to Lourdes, something changed recently.