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How to become a Catholic priest

Here is the basic roadmap to the Catholic priesthood and all the steps involved.

How many archangels are in the Bible?

The Bible only names Gabriel, Michael and Raphael, while also allowing the possibility for thousands more archangels.

Why did God give us freedom?

God gave us freedom so that we may freely choose him and do what is true, good and beautiful.

Did you know Catholics have a small number of “obligations”?

The precepts of the Church lay out the bare minimum for what is required to lead a holy life.

What are the sacraments of initiation in the Catholic Church?

Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist are the three sacraments of initiation that lay a strong spiritual foundation for all Catholics.

What does the Assumption of Mary mean?

The Assumption is the feast that celebrates Mary's being taken body and soul into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.

4 Virtual retreats for Catholic teens

Teens deserve excellent faith formation and opportunities to encounter Christ, even with the pandemic restrictions.

Why was Jesus transfigured?

Jesus was transfigured before his apostles to strengthen their faith and give them a foretaste of Heaven.

What does spirituality mean?

Spirituality is a broad term that is defined as any topic that concerns the "spiritual" world around us and within us.

How does a Christian meditate?

Meditation in the Christian traditions consists of focusing on a particular spiritual subject and seeking to understand it.

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