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Prayer of Praise and Thanks: Prayer of the Day for Friday, December 15, 2017

Blessed are you, Lord God: Blessed are you for ever. Holy is your name: Blessed are you for ever. Great is your mercy for your people: ...

St. Mary Di Rosa: Saint of the Day for Friday, December 15, 2017

Saint Mary (Paula) Di Rosa December 15 The pounding on the barricaded door of the military hospital sent every heart thudding in terror. In the ...

Indonesia rejects law that would criminalize sex outside of marriage

Indonesia's high court has ruled against a petition that would have outlawed all sex outside of marriage.

Church reviews possible Catholic hospital mega-merger

Catholic ethics and church law must be at the center of a merger of two major Catholic health care systems that, if approved, will create the largest ...

Australia asks Church to end celibacy and confession to fight child sex abuse

A commission established in Australia to investigate child sex abuse has recommended the Catholic Chruch end its practice of priestly celibacy, ...

The Gloria: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, December 14, 2017

Glory to God in the highest. And on earth peace to men of good will. We praise You. We bless You. We adore you. We glorify You. We give You thanks ...

The world's suffering little ones - don't forget them this Christmas

Imagine hearing a knock at your front door. As you open the door, to your great surprise you see a baby lying in front of you. Without hesitation, ...

Called to Prepare the Way for His Coming: We Need a Little Advent, Right this Very Minute

The ritual of Catholic Christian life provides a form into which the freshness of the Spirit can be poured again and again.For me, celebrating Advent ...

Goodbye Net Neutrality! You are about to feel how bad government corruption is

Federal regulators are about to surrender their power to enforce net neutrality. The decision will impact the lives of all Americans, even those who ...

Is God in the fire? Archbishop Gomez speaks about the Thomas Fire

While fires in southern California continue to threaten thousands of homes, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles reflected that God can be found even ...