A sign reaidng "Help her be brave"
01/19/2018

1. "Love them both"

2. "#LIFESQUAD"

An empty chair alone in a room
01/17/2018
by Jay Fadden

I have often written about loneliness over the years. I once had a conversation with my good friend, Father Frank McFarland, and he told me of all the letters he had received from people talking about being lonely. They talked about how hurt they were and spoke of a pain that was difficult to alleviate. I thought about that conversation a great deal, and that is why I began to write about the subject.

Catholic Classroom: What can Catholics learn from Dr. King?
01/15/2018
Question: What lessons can Catholics learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Paper and pen beside a phone
01/10/2018
by Jay Fadden

When I was a young boy, I always enjoyed going to visit my grandmother. She was such a joy to be around. All of the grandchildren called her “Mom,” and she would greet us with a big smile and hug and always made us feel special.

Catholic Classroom: Why did Jesus have to be baptized?
01/8/2018
Question: Why did Jesus have to be baptized?

sillhouette of person with arms out spread, text overlay: "pray without ceasing"
01/5/2018

In the First Letter to the Thessalonians, St. Paul writes, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18).

Mary, the Theotokos, with the child Jesus | Text: What does it mean that Mary is the Mother of God?
01/1/2018
Question: What does it mean for Mary to be the Mother of God?