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FaithScripture Reflections
Colleen Dulle
A Reflection for Friday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time, by Colleen Dulle
FaithFaith and Reason
Terence Sweeney
There is much to hope for in the U.S. bishops’ project of local and national revitalization. But there cannot be a full-fledged eucharistic revival without a precious blood revival.
Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of St. Paul and Minneapolis carries the Eucharist in a monstrance during a procession June 19, 2021.
FaithFaith and Reason
Kevin W. Irwin
Taking liberties with the wording of magisterial teachings or the wording of the liturgy is an extremely dangerous and self-serving exercise in terms of the church’s belief.
Catholic Pope baptizes a baby in a gilded font
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
The statistical yearbook noted “a general downward trend in the relative number of baptisms, following closely the trend in the birthrate in most countries.”
A photograph of a priest's hands praying the roasry while seated in a confessional
FaithFaith and Reason
Louis P. Masi
It is within the sacred space of the sacrament of reconciliation that someone can come to be heard.
a bishop in a red chasuble and white hat makes the sign of the cross on the forehead of a 20-something woman being confirmed, many people are behind her
FaithFaith in Focus
Patrick Cullinan
Many young Catholics I know were compelled to be confirmed by family members who felt the sacrament was important. My situation was the opposite—I was confirmed of my own volition.