On this feast of the child saints of Fatima, we do well to mark the words of Pope Saint John Paul II: “…the Church wishes to put on the candelabrum these two candles which God lit to illumine humanity in its dark and anxious hours.” Claire Dwyer remembers their brief lives and eternal message of prayer and hope.
Why does the Church celebrate today’s feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple? Find out when Liz Estler explores the history, symbolism, and theology contained therein.
St. Francis brought back to life the humanity of Jesus Christ in the minds and in the imaginations of his contemporaries.
With the Word of the Father, the words of Christian prayer are born from the Virgin’s Womb:
A beautiful Christmas reflection by Dr. Anthony Lilles
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is in perfect harmony with the spirit of Advent; while the soul is preparing for the coming of the Redeemer, it is fitting to think of her, the all-pure one, who was His Mother.
Why is it right to celebrate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary? Find out when St. Andrew of Crete reflects on this feast of the Church today.