The Scrupulous Augustine

7 minutes By Elizabeth Zahorick, University of Notre Dame When Our Lord appears to His disciples after the Resurrection, He greets them on three separate occasions with the same greeting: “Peace be with you” (Jn 20:19). Christ knew that their hearts were deeply troubled after the events of His Passion and wanted to show them that only […]

The Rosary: Making the Most of this Powerful Weapon

4 minutes By Catherine Stodola, University of Alabama With all the trials facing the world today, it is easy to feel lost or helpless. People want to help improve things but are unsure how to make a difference. Unfortunately, no one can singlehandedly cure COVID-19, end abortion, put a stop to racism, or completely fix any other […]

History Repeats Itself – and God Remains Faithful

2 minutes By Mary Boneno, Catholic University There’s a lot going on in the world. A global pandemic. Racial injustice. Civil unrest. Natural disasters. All of these events can lead many of us to fall into despair.  Many others believe that we are certainly in the end times.  But I’d like to step back for a moment […]

A Word of Hope: Divine Mercy

7 minutes Available in Spanish here. For more information about this topic, please watch the following video: By Christopher Centrella, Franciscan University Let’s face it: We live in hard times. Besides this recent coronavirus pandemic, there is so much chaos in our world today. Many people struggle with intense emotional and mental pain; so many believe that […]