Attacking life and choice

Capitol building

Congress is heading for a collision on the Hyde amendment, and the stakes could not be higher.

How to answer kids when prayers go unanswered

woman hands praying

When I was 11 years old, wrestling with my brother's recent death, the new parish priest came bounding into our religion class one afternoon.

Standing with those on the margins

old man bundled up outside

This story happened many years ago. 

A call to give the elderly the care and attention they deserve

grandmother with baby

Have you called or prayed for your grandparents lately? 

Saints Joachim and Anne

Saints Anne and Joachim

Not mentioned in the Bible, Joachim and Anne are first named as the parents of Mary in the apocryphal Protoevangelium of James, which may date from the second century.