Vocations

April 3, 2015

10 Ways the Church Is Rising

  We are used to thinking of Christianity as a spent force, a dying ancient religion that had its day in the sun and now is […]
April 30, 2015

Thank A Nun Day: The Social Media Campaign to Say ‘Thanks’ to Catholic Sisters Around the World [UPDATED]

Religious liberty is at risk now more than ever before in America. And while political and legal battles are crucial for the survival of our nation’s […]
July 30, 2015

Whither Mundelein? Bishop-Elect Robert Barron on the Seminary’s Future

  On Sept. 8, Robert Barron will be ordained as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. That’s great news for L.A., since it’s […]
August 22, 2015

Surprised by Pixar’s Joy

  Just recently, I saw Pixar’s Inside Out, and midway through I was surprised to find myself weeping. I don’t know if I have begun to weep […]
September 8, 2015

Priest Spends Ten Months Playing With Legos, Everybody Wins

This.  Is.  Awesome. Fr. Bob Simon, from St. Catherine of Siena parish in Moscow, Pennsylvania, has built a detailed model of St. Peter’s Basilica and Square […]
September 9, 2015

The Gospel of Happiness, a Study of Positive Psychology & Christianity

The image of the “Christian mountain man” came to mind while reading Dr. Christopher Kaczor’s book “The Gospel of Happiness.”  Opposing the readily available, emotionally amped […]
September 10, 2015

Pride & Prejudice’s Rational Romance, a Lesson for our Times

  Humanity is awash in romantic narratives—from Anna Karenina to 50 Shades of Grey—that distort the nature of love, and feed our imaginations’ images of love […]