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Friday, August 7, 2020

Coping with the Church Sex Abuse Scandals: Resources for Catechists (with updates)

This is not an easy time for the Catholic Church in the U.S., or the world, for that matter. We are scandalized by the...

The Heart of the Message of Fatima

By Virginia M. Kimball Pray, fast, confess, receive the Eucharist, and be devoted to the Immaculate Heart ​One hundred years ago, in 1917, three years...

Interview with Dr. Peter Kreeft: Jesus, A Shocking Savior (28-min. video)

A few years back, renown author and professor of philosophy, Dr. Peter Kreeft, wrote a book, Jesus Shock. Learn about salvation and the most...

For Parents: Talking to Children about the Church Scandal

Editor's note: This content originally appeared in a July/August 2010 special issue of Catholic Digest on the topic of clergy sexual abuse. Find more on this...

Podcasts and the Spiritual Life

Resources to Strengthen and Develop Your Prayer Kris McGregor While speaking to some U.S. bishops in 2011, Pope Benedict XVI said, “Only through ... interior renewal...

Prayer Teams

An investment with holy dividends DAN O’ROURKE There were more than 100 people in the room when our pastor, Fr. James Mallon, author of Divine Renovation,...

5 Tips for Engaging Young Adults

A professor at Loyola Institute of Ministry offers advice BETH DONZE It’s a refrain heard repeatedly in Catholic Church parishes across the country: “We would like...

How Catholics of the Past Lived When Deprived of the Mass

By William O’Leary Millions of Catholics in the United States and elsewhere are currently are not able to attend Mass and receive Jesus in Holy...

Adult Catechesis Can Fill Waiting Time Before Events or Meetings

QUESTION: Our parish traditionally hosts a Nativity play featuring first or second graders playing the parts of the Holy Family, angels, innkeepers, and animals...

A Catechism Lesson: Discouraged by Evil and Sin? Take heart!

By Pat Gohn Discouraged by evil and sin? Take heart! Our Catholic faith helps us understand the spiritual battle between God and evil. We’ve all...