Do Whatever He Tells You

Do Whatever He Tells You

By: Sr Teresa Christine, O.C.D. May is the month when we celebrate our mothers, who gave us life and protected us when we were most vulnerable. Our moms taught us everything we needed to be able to stand on our own. They picked us up when we fell, and kissed our...
Authentic Friendship-Learning From Mary

Authentic Friendship-Learning From Mary

By Sr. Elizabeth Therese God made us for communion, and as women, we have been given an incredible gift. In fact our fundamental value as women is our ability to receive the other, our gift of receptivity that is characterized by our self-gift, giving the gift of...
What exactly are indulgences?

What exactly are indulgences?

By Marta Timar There are many Catholic teachings shrouded in misunderstanding, and it wouldn’t be far-fetched to say that indulgences rank fairly close to the top of that list. Understanding what indulgences are and what they are not can help clear up the confusion....
A reflection on Easter

A reflection on Easter

By Marta Timar The ultimate among Solemnities, the greatest among Feasts – Easter is the day we celebrate the crowning, central truth of our faith in Jesus Christ. Easter is the most important day of the Christian calendar, more important than even Christmas. It is...
Practicing the Presence of God

Practicing the Presence of God

By: Marta Timar The demands of our hectic, fast-paced world often means that we either just don’t get to certain things on our to-do list or we make half-hearted, rushed attempts at them, leaving us with a vague, dissatisfied feeling.  Unfortunately, in this...
A Reflection on St. Joseph

A Reflection on St. Joseph

By: Marta Timar While the Gospels do not record any words Saint Joseph might have spoken, the eloquent silence nonetheless allows us a glimpse into his character.  Righteous.  Obedient.  Pure.  Humble.  Silent (contemplative). ...