Let Us Become Poets of Prayer

Our blog today is an excerpt from The Blessing of Family: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. The Gospel comes to meet us with a really moving and encouraging image. It is the image of Simeon and Anna, who are spoken of in the Gospel of Jesus’ childhood, composed by St. Luke. They were certainly elderly,...

#ChimeTravelers: Faith Meets Fiction!

Lisa Hendey, award-winning blogger and founder/editor of Catholic Mom, just published the first two books in a series called Chime Travelers—and they’re starting to make waves among young Catholic readers! Here’s a brief description of both titles. The Secret of the Shamrock When Patrick has...

The Pope on Capitol Hill–Part 2

Our guest blogger today is Daniel Imwalle, assistant editor of St. Anthony Messenger. To see Part 1 of this article, please click here. The pope’s address to Congress may be an opportunity to expand upon his critique of trickle-down economics. In his first papal exhortation, “The Joy of the Gospel,”...

Love at the Heart of L’Arche

Today’s blog is from the book The Gospel of John, The Gospel of Relationship by Jean Vanier. At L’Arche we discovered quite early the importance of the washing of the feet. It is especially important for us because the people we serve are living with a disability of some sort, and may not always...

Meeting God in the Middle

Today’s guest blogger is Nick Luken, a fourth-year student at The Ohio State University, majoring in English and minoring in professional writing. Nick graduated from Roger Bacon, a Franciscan high school in Cincinnati, in 2012. I’ve lost count of the number of times that I’ve been told by...

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