St. Martin de Porres was the first black saint of the Americas. He is one of the most beloved black saints in the world. His unconditional love for all people—regardless of race or wealth—is an example we need today.
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There are times when I talk to friends who appear to be closely connected with God, or when I read about the saints, who, in their lifetimes, seemed to have a direct pathway to Our Lord—and I feel discouraged. I, too, wish to feel the presence of God; I long to know His will.
What can Catholics do if they cannot get to confession? A few weeks ago, Pope Francis responded to the dilemma that many Catholics face in not being able to receive the Sacrament of Penance.
I love being a mother. But it certainly isn’t the easiest thing I have ever done. There is not always the appreciation we would like. I didn’t really begin appreciating my own mother until I had children myself.
If you're stumped on gift ideas, no need to panic...we’ve got you covered. We’ve lined up some great inspirational gifts that moms will love. Listed below are four great Mother's Day ideas that will ensure your mom has a pleasurable and relaxing Mother’s Day.
A home prayer corner is important for your prayer life. It encourages us to take time out of our busy days to be with Our Lord. If you have a family, a home prayer corner serves another purpose: it shows your children the importance of making time and space for God.
The Church encourages various wonderful ways in which to pray. One very special method was first introduced by the Church Fathers. It is known as lectio divina. But what is the proper way to practice this kind of prayer?
Blessed Michael Sopocko, Saint Faustina’s confessor, once spoke of additional promises that Jesus made to St. Faustina regarding the Divine Mercy image: "When chastisements for sins come upon the world and your own country will experience utter degradation, the only refuge will be trust in My mercy."
In the midst of all of the uncertainty in the world right now, there is good reason to remember the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and to recall the words that Our Lady spoke to Juan Diego. Let's hold onto these powerful words.