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A heart drawn in the sand next to the water on a beach.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
Our eschatology became focused upon place rather than person, but that is a fundamental distortion of the Gospel preached by the disciples.
A Volkswagen pickup truck in a field of grain under a stormy gray sky.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
A life lived in the Gospel makes demands upon us. If it does not, we need to look again. Maybe we are not living such a life.
Pope Francis is assisted by Msgr. Leonardo Sapienza, an official of the prefecture of the Papal Household, as he begins his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 22, 2022.
Pope Francis
In his general audience, Pope Francis emphasized how following Jesus often means accepting that we don’t have total control over our lives, especially as we age.
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?