"It's a Wonderful Life" shows us a flawed man who transcends himself, and we recognize in him our own wish to do the same
As we make straight our paths and light our candles we put much aside to become, like Mary, great with expectation
Let us pray for his soul, and for the people of Cuba
We are offered choices throughout our lives, including the real choice to love, or to hate. Don't let us confuse the two.
As he is reunited with his wife and children, refugee is overcome; feared he would never see them again
The Feast of the Presentation of Mary is joined to a day dedicated to "those who pray..."
If you've been reluctant to read Papa Ratzinger, make doing so one final act of mercy in the jubilee year. You won't be disappointed.
A skill that is barely appreciated in the West keeps popping up in stories about heroic people helping others
The great joy that comes from keeping holy things handy
Art that wants to be beautiful, good, and true only suffers when we refrain from hard critiques in a well-meaning effort to encourage