When Catholic news breaks, cable pundits seek divine analysis


By Michael O’Loughlin National reporter October 31, 2014 Earlier this month, news that the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Peoria were engaged in an unusual public battle […]

Morning Minute Prayer

“Don’t spend your energies on things that generate worry, anxiety and anguish. Only one thing is necessary: Lift up your spirit, and love God.” — Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina

In The Spotlight and Center Stage


Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 483 Philippians 1:1-11 Psalm111:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Luke 14:1-6 Maybe it is because I enjoy Broadway and all things theatrical, I imagined […]

In The Shadow Of God’s Wings

Thursday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 482 Ephesians 6:10-20  Psalm 144:1b, 2, 9-10 Luke 13:31-35 Whenever I hear this passage from Luke’s Gospel, I am reminded of […]

Morning Minute Prayer


“Let all creation help you to praise God. Give yourself the rest you need. When you are walking alone, listen to the sermon preached to you by the flowers, the […]

The Lord is Faithful in All His Words

Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 481 Ephesians 6:1-9 Psalm 145:10-11, 12-13ab, 13cd-14 Luke 13:22-30 In our readings today we hear very strong admonitions coming from St. […]

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