Stewardship as a ministry of presence and prayer

What if being truly present at Mass each Sunday was the most important priority of the week? What if being a prayerful example to...

Religious reaction to recent mass shootings

While the nation is still reeling from the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed over 30 people and...

The priest who was the father of the Big Bang Theory

How can a reasonable and educated Catholic square the Adam and Eve account(s) in Genesis with the cosmological discoveries of the scientific age? Are...

Christian faith in the resurrection of the dead

All Souls Day Mass — Bishop Dennis Sullivan celebrated Mass in the Chapel at Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum in Cherry Hill...

Human fraternity and interfaith outreach

Like many of you, I attended a 9/11 remembrance ceremony, one here on the island of Wildwood. I actually attended three such remembrances, which...

The monk who became the ‘father of genetics’

This is the first piece in a series exploring Catholicism and science. We know well the church’s stance that reason (ratio) can never be ultimately...

The Spanish element in the history of our country

Numerous cities throughout the United States offer a counterbalancing narrative to a historically dubious account of exclusive Anglophone expansion into the New World. Places...

A reflection on Jesus, Lazarus and friendship

“Today you will go into the Tomb of Lazarus,” said the America Media pilgrim leader to the 106 faithful. “Think about one thing in...

Ananias of Damascus, a saintly, unsung hero

Both the spirituality of Saint Ignatius Loyola and the ancient practice of lectio divina encourage Christians to savor the biblical narratives and ponder their...

A good time to reflect on Saint Francis of Assisi

Advent is a time for preparation for the Solemnity of Christmas, the birth of the God-Man Jesus Christ. It is a time for reflection...
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