Explorer Ernest Shackleton was vigilant in his effort to keep up morale as he veiled his private worry on his expedition across Antarctica.
As we prepare during this Advent season, the sweetest gifts we can give require a commodity more precious than treasure: time.
The miracle was not just the solar eclipse but its impact, that millions stopped to look up. These days we tend to run low on wonder. This filled us up again.
The tales of St. Nicholas Owen’s, faith and reason together, stirring the soul while igniting the intellect, prodding us toward our better, braver selves.
Thirty-some Catholics already have joined, fulfilling a bold mission: to make like the apostles and spread the Good News.
As we settle into a new year already shadowed by political tensions, I’m focusing on the acts of kindness playing out in my midst.
As I look ahead to 2017 and that which has never been, I’ve been thinking of all the history that has come before me — both as a Catholic and a member of my family.
The Holy Father has charged us to be a ‘listening church,’ but our noisy Information Age makes it hard to listen well, and my generation may suffer the most.
The phone call came when I was boiling sweet corn — suppertime on a hum-drum Sunday whose excitement peaked with a trip to the grocery store. It had been months since I’d spoken with my college friend Wendy, but she skipped right over the small talk: she’s moving to St. Croix. When I heard St. […]