FaithShort Take
Ashley Herzog
On the 109th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Ashley Herzog writes about the last moments of Father Thomas Byles, who ministered to Catholic passengers and is being proposed for sainthood.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Pope Francis
Pope Francis reflects on the connection between prayer and the communion of saints in his weekly Wednesday audience.
FaithFaith in Focus
Christina Leaño
St. Óscar Romero’s words asking us to value our sufferings as Christ did invite me to see my struggles as something I do not need to hide.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Dorothy Day may be under consideration for sainthood, but should that not pan out, at least a new Staten Island Ferry will soon bear her name.
FaithFaith in Focus
Andrew J. Summerson
The inclusion of the Byzantine commemoration in the festivities of the Year of St. Joseph can broaden and deepen contemporary piety around Jesus’ earthly father.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joseph McAuley
Americans with Irish ancestry have always balanced patriotism with an appreciation of their roots. And their identity should include solidarity with today’s immigrants.