Now on the occasion of the feast [Pilate] used to release to them one prisoner whom they requested.
Four essential traits of the priest: closeness to God, to the bishop, to other priests, and to people
We are called each day to think of and act on the word Love.
The bishops of the United States have called for a “grassroots revival of devotion and belief.
All credit for my vocation goes to my parents and seven siblings, who influenced me with their Catholic faith.
Man may forget his Creator or hide far from his face; yet the living and true God tirelessly calls each person.
The life of a generous, hardworking farm laborer who loved God and the land he tended is celebrated around the world as spring planting begins.
We turn our attention to the sacraments of healing, beginning with anointing of the sick.
As we leave church, my 18-year-old complains that the homily did not speak to him as a teenager.
We have access to a mind-blowing power – the force that spoke creation into existence.
St. Benedict the Moor was the renowned lay leader of the Franciscan Brothers in Palermo, Sicily, in the 16th century.
Whether we realize it or not, we pray from our experiences.
The Sabbath was entrusted to Israel to keep “as a sign of the irrevocable covenant.”
I love Holy Week. I always look forward to these days steeped in tradition.
Every year at the Easter Vigil, thousands are welcomed into full communion with the Catholic Church.
Welcome to all our catechumens and candidates, who will be entering the Church at the Easter Vigil.
This is, in fact, a struggle that everyone who regularly goes to confession knows, and I pray that you see that in and of itself as the beginning of a blessing.
One of the most beautiful rituals that the Church offers is the Rite for the Consecration of a Church.
The command — make disciples of all nations. The promise — behold, I am with you always.
Ultimately, the sacraments allow the faithful to enter the full life of Christ.
Saint Patrick, the beloved patron of Ireland, is renowned as the bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland.
These services are nothing short of an invitation into the heart of our Christian faith.
The journey of how I ended up as a Benedictine monk and priest at St. Bernard Abbey was a winding road.
Have you ever had a conversation with someone and saw their eyes darting all around?