Children in a concentration camp
08/13/2018
Question: How Did the Church Respond to the Holocaust?

The Annunciation
08/10/2018

When I was praying the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary recently, I realized an ugly truth about myself: if I were in Mary’s shoes, I would have a difficult time seeing the events in the mysteries as joyful. In fact, I imagined myself complaining about them and using each of the events as a reason to feel sorry for myself. This idea took over my meditation, and I began to see each mystery primarily in terms of the sorrow it caused for Mary.

two saints
08/6/2018
Question: Do Catholics worship the saints?
Both Species
07/30/2018
Question: Do we need to receive Holy Communion under both species?

The Eucharist is the foundation of our Catholic faith and the “source and summit” of Christian life. (CCC 1324). When Jesus told his apostles to eat his body and drink his blood at the Last Supper, he instituted this sacrament that we now partake in every time we go to Mass and receive Holy Communion.

07/23/2018

Question: Who are all the women named Mary in the Gospels?

In addition to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus, the Gospels mention a few other women named Mary. We’ve created a list to help you understand who all these women were!

Jay's grandmother holds Jay's infant daughter, Amelia
07/18/2018

My grandmother was a wonderful woman. She was very kind to me and always treated me with love and sensitivity. As a child, I would stay down the Cape with her and my grandfather, and I always looked forward to those visits. They were filled with fun and laughter. All of her grandchildren called her “Mom.” It was a bit different, but it fit her perfectly.

Catholic Classroom: What is the brown scapular?
07/16/2018
Question: What is the brown scapular and why do we wear it?

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