The last two weeks of Advent are laden with celebrations both traditional and popular, making it one of the most action-packed few weeks of the Church year. Online you’ll find seven traditional practices your family might want to try during the “heart” of Advent, or at least acknowledge in some small way. Don’t feel pressured to try them all—choose one or two, leaving some time for quiet prayer and anticipation. We’ve got some suggestions for that, too. You’ll find them online.
Each year as the warm days of summer turn to the coolness and bright colors of autumn, the Church celebrates the work and ministry of angels. We begin this celebration […]
Kids love angels. When I worked in a parish, I found that no Catholic teaching was more reassuring to parents and children than our belief in angels. What the Church […]
How do you celebrate this beloved and well-known saint cherished by Catholics and non-Catholics around the world? How do you and your family remember her story and remarkable works of charity? Here are eight simple ways to celebrate St. Teresa of Calcutta, a modern saint for our times.
How hard is it for you to forgive someone who hurt you? How hard is it to ask forgiveness from someone you hurt? Learn about how Saint Maria Goretti forgave her attacker.