There is no failure the Lord's love cannot reverse, no humiliation He cannot exchange for blessing, no anger He cannot dissolve, no routine He cannot transfigure.
Even in death our brothers are there with us to help us journey to the next life, to continue to pray for us and support us at those moments when we need it the most.
Although convenient, the physical connection between our palms and ashes is more than just recycling, but also an important symbol of the link between our praise and adoration of God and our desire for repentance and mercy.
Although we gather over turkey, pie, and football, it is the time we share together that allows us to truly give thanks to God.
Sacred art and architecture is not simply about aesthetic appeal or beauty, though those things are certainly important, but more importantly it is about fostering the devotional life of a faith community
All our efforts in evangelization and catechesis, our duty to administer the Sacraments, especially to baptize, offer the Mass, hear confessions and anoint the sick are done so that when we come to the end of our life, we can trust in His mercy and hope in His resurrection.
The true transformative power of our parochial schools is not what is found in the classroom curriculum, though that is certainly important, but what we are able to teach about the Christian life through the example and life of our faculty, staff, and entire parish community.
All successful Holy Cross ministries are a collaboration between priests and brothers and the dedicated lay colleagues. St. Joe Parish is a perfect example, as Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C., explains.
Preparing a great meal is a labor of love, and also labor-intensive! How do you prepare for the most important meal of your week, the Feast of the Lamb at Sunday Mass?
The Holy Spirit's work often goes unnoticed and uncredited, but Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C., has experienced the Spirit's help in powerful ways, especially since ordination.