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Pope Francis: Feeling lonely or abandoned? Pray to St. Joseph.

“Everyone can find in St. Joseph—the man who goes unnoticed, the man of daily presence, of discreet and hidden presence—an intercessor, a support and a guide in times of difficulty.”

Pope Francis shares 8 Beatitudes for Bishops, giving a model for the 21st-century pastor

“Blessed is the bishop who makes poverty and sharing his lifestyle because with his witness he is building the kingdom of heaven.”
“O Come, O Come Emmanuel” is not the only Advent song out there.
Karen NielsenDecember 2, 2017

October 29, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo’s Gen-Z Gospel

Olivia Rodrigo's lyrics cover many of the same topics I discuss with my Catholic high school students. As a church that infamously struggles to reach and retain young people, we have something to learn from her.

Get ready to hear Ed Sheeran’s new music at every wedding from now until his next album

No matter how far he has risen in fame, Ed Sheeran has stayed true to himself.

What kind of Catholic are you? How Mary Gordon’s writing tackles the expansiveness of our faith

Mary Gordon is one of America's greatest Catholic writers—just don't ask her why she stayed.