We aren’t “in control.” We can’t force results from any circumstance. But we aren’t helpless, either. So what can we do when we feel anxious? Here are thirteen tips—thirteen small but real things you can do—when feelings of anxiety wash over you.
What is a spiritual communion? Why make a spiritual communion? How do we make a spiritual communion? Is there an official prayer for making a spiritual communion? Your questions answered.
When we are confronted with a serious need or problem, like the Coronavirus, we usually pray in one way. But there are many complexities to problems—and they are usually bound up with the free will of human beings, which God will not force. Here are some suggestions on how to pray with greater specificity.
There is a prayer for everything. The resources that Our Lord gives us through the Church are abundant. Here is a prayer for times of epidemic.
During situations like this—the current global pandemic—we realize how much we need the peace of Christ. St. Patrick, the "Apostle of Ireland," has a prayer that we can turn to. It is a powerful prayer—one that some people like to pray daily.
The March for Life is more than a protest. It’s a celebration of the gift of life. A reunion of sons and daughters of God. A joyful witness to hope, self-sacrifice, and gratitude. A gathering of faithful, selfless, cheerful men, women, and children.
The pop of the camera flash, the glitter of films, and the glamour of her photos have outshone other details of her life. We recognize Grace Kelly as a fashion icon, but who remembers that she went to Mass on Sundays?
Many people today do not realize that Grace Kelly was a Catholic, and a practicing Catholic at that. It wasn't merely nominal or cultural. Like the rest of us who are far from saintly, Grace may not have lived it out in a perfectly exemplary way—but it had formed her soul.
There isn't a definitive way to throw an Epiphany party. Different cultures have celebrated in different ways. I'd like to be more specific and personal, and share some tips from the beautiful ways in which my own mother has hosted Epiphany parties.
Have you ever wondered whether Catholics should be telling ghost stories? Do ghosts actually exist? That depends on what you mean by "ghost." Let's understand what ghosts are...and read three true ghost stories.