January is here again, and it's time to make our annual New Year's resolutions. Every Catholic should add to their list a few spiritual resolutions designed to help them climb that mountain of faith! Let the freshness of a new year be your impetus to make new strides in your walk with God.
There is a new bright spot in Bethlehem, and it arrived just in time for Advent and Christmas! A fragment of wood believed to be a part of the crib where the Virgin Mary laid Jesus on that first Christmas morning 2,000 years ago came back to the Holy Land from the Vatican.
Catholics are eagerly awaiting the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, whose profound, practical, and even electrifying teaching has pierced hearts around the world. This past July, the Catholic Church approved the miracle that makes possible this next step in the canonization process. No date has been set at this time[...]
Those who followed her life, mission and cause remember the anticipation of waiting for the day...the day Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta was declared a saint. December 17, 2015 (his birthday!) was the day that Pope Francis approved the second miracle needed for Mother Teresa's cause for canonization. The news spread like wild[...]
The Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem, in which over 4,000 babies are delivered each year, is located on the West Bank in Palestine and is known as the "birthplace of hope." To see the tiniest of humans in the Neonatal Intensive Care unit of the hospital, with their little white and red caps, is to understand why this hospital[...]
A dark, bitter, boiling hot, and addictive beverage that bestowed almost super-human energy, sharpened the wits, and had its origins in the land of the infidels was certainly suspicious in 16th century Europe. Yet it was becoming so popular that some began to demand that the pope forbid Christians from consuming the wicked brew.
Even amidst the devastation and tragedy of Hurricane Harvey, there have been many stories filled with hope. This Texas family lost everything, due to a fire that was caused by the hurricane. When the Rojas family returned to see the damage, they found something quite surprising. The one thing that Harvey could not overcome we[...]
People from all over the world are flocking to the United States to witness a phenomenal astronomical event. A total solar eclipse will pass across the length of the entire of the United States. It's being called "The Great American Eclipse." One astronomer is predicting that this will be the “most photographed, most shared, mos[...]
Reagan Speech: Prayers of Fatima Children Have "More Power than in all the Great Armies and Statesmen of the World."
On May 9, 1985, President Ronald Reagan gave a rousing speech before the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal in Lisbon. In this speech he spoke of the historic greatness of the nation of Portugal. He also mentioned the Holy Father and, indirectly, the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima.
The story of the Good Samaritan is the story of today’s humanity. People's paths are riddled with suffering, as everything is centered around money, and things, instead of people. And often there is this habit, by people who call themselves "respectable," of not taking care of the others, thus leaving behind thousands of human b[...]