Catholic Faith

Thumbnail img 1413 A blog on prayer: Carmelite priest writes from El Salvador

Carmelite Father Tracy O’Sullivan is a retired priest serving the people in El Salvador — and he has a blog. In it, he helps those interested in a...

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Thumbnail creation of sun moon michelangelo Angels with sickles and God’s fury

There’s a haunting text in the Book of Revelation where poetic imagery, for all its beauty, can be dangerously misleading. The author there writes:...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Are You Strange?: Philadelphia archbishop rallies Catholics to sainthood

“Do we believe in God or not?” “Are we on fire with a love for Jesus Christ or not?” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput asks these questions in his...

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Thumbnail mike piazza credit arturo pardavila iii via flickr cc by 20 cna At Baseball Hall of Fame, Mets star gives thanks for Catholic faith

New York City, N.Y., Jul 29, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Mike Piazza, the newest inductee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, has given a...

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Thumbnail cardinal sarah celebrates mass in the brompton oratory for the sacra liturgia conference in london july 6 2016 credit lawrence op via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Cardinals Müller, Sarah urge unity, charity in liturgical matters

Cardinals Gerhard Müller and Robert Sarah encouraged unity over partisanship at a conference held in Rome Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with special olympics athletes at the vatican oct 13 2017 credit losservatore romano 1 cna Catechesis must encounter the disabled with love, archbishop says

The Church must learn “how to encounter disabled people today, how to allow them to have an encounter with Christ in the silence of their own...

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Thumbnail 20160726t1506 0579 cns wyd mass Catholic Heroes in the Southland

In one of his exhortations, Pope John Paul II asked Catholics to celebrate the great Jubilee Year of 2000 by honoring their heroes, especially...

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Thumbnail holy spirit credit molodec shutterstock cna Everything you need to know about Pentecost

Denver, Colo., Jun 2, 2017 / 02:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This weekend, the Church celebrates Pentecost, one of the most important feast days of the...

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Thumbnail doctor scott hahn Father figures and the figure of our Father

What does it mean to say, “I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth”? This article of the Creed refers not just to the...

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Thumbnail golden rays of sun credit kosmos111 shutterstock cna Film on miracles intends to explain the inexplicable

Swansea, United Kingdom, Jul 17, 2016 / 05:09 am (CNA).- For both skeptics and believers, miracles have captivated people’s attention for thousands...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 573033001 Five things every parish should post on social media

The Pew Research Center reports that 95 percent of Americans have a cell phone, with 77 percent of those devices having smartphone technology. To...

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Thumbnail symbolon program part ii credit augustine institute cna 8 26 14 Full release of faith education program to help form Catholics

The release of the complete adult faith formation series “Symbolon: the Catholic Faith Explained” hopes to offer a profound way of encountering the...

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Thumbnail harry connick jr credit bg nh2014 wikipedia cc 30 cna Harry Connick Jr on faith, family, hosting a TV show

Los Angeles, Calif., Feb 5, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Harry Connick Jr. has spent the last 30 years entertaining America as one of...

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Thumbnail jim caviezel credit genevieve via flickr cc by 20 filter added cna 1 Jim Caviezel takes on wide slate of topics in fascinating new interview

Warsaw, Poland, Apr 30, 2017 / 04:48 pm (CNA).- Actor Jim Caviezel has starred in Hollywood hits from “The Count of Monte Cristo” to “The Thin Red...

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Thumbnail 20160904t1029 4910 cns mother teresa saint Liturgy: Simple suggestions to help improve parish Sunday Mass – Concluding Rites or Rite of Sending

This is the fourth part of a series on “Simple Suggestions to Help Improve Parish Sunday Mass.” After the Prayer After Communion, most parishes...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 614561168 Liturgy: Simple suggestions to help improve parish Sunday Mass – Liturgy of the Eucharist and Communion Rite

Here we continue with some simple suggestions to easily help improve parish liturgy, focusing this week on the Liturgy of the Eucharist and the...

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Thumbnail img 6863rev Liturgy: The true Christian spirit – Full, conscious, active internal preparation and participation

“Mother Church earnestly desires that all the faithful should be led to that full, conscious and active participation in liturgical celebrations...

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Thumbnail mass blessing wyd pilgrims la Liturgy: The work of the people

Remember who you are: Although that may seem like a simple statement on the surface, it really is an unending exploration into...

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