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The tabernacle at Corpus Christi church in Rochester, N.Y.
FaithFaith in Focus
Sonja Livingston
It took the theft of our church’s tabernacle for me to comprehend the sanctity of its contents.
Stock image of a man and woman with hands folded in prayer.
FaithYour Take
Our readers
Readers respond with their own thoughts about tailoring the prayer that Jesus taught us.
A priest prays with a death-row inmate in 2008 at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Ind. (CNS photo/Tim Hunt, Northwest Indiana Catholic)
FaithShort Take
Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy
Why is it that so many of us shed tears in remembering Christ’s execution on Good Friday yet condone the state-sanctioned killing of our neighbors throughout the rest of the year?
Pope Francis speaks during his general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican April 13, 2022.
Pope Francis
Jesus’ peace “is not an armed peace, never!” Pope Francis said in his general audience. “The weapons of the Gospel are prayer, tenderness, forgiveness and freely-given love for one’s neighbor.”
FaithLent Reflections
Kaya Oakes
Many of us rush to confess sins against others, but how many of our sins are really directed at ourselves?
FaithLent Reflections
James Martin, S.J.
A Reflection for the Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent, by James Martin, S.J.