Break out your calendars! Online and in-person, here are the major Catholic events in 2021.
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The pandemic deprived everyone of a vital aspect of life: the gift of touch. The incarnation shows us that God wants to heal us by touching our wounds. This is especially true for life in a prison. But when we find ways to reach out to others, we discover that Christ has the power to work through our hands to bring healing to those in need.
Have you ever prayed with rap music? Michael Martinez, SJ released a new album, “Worship Real”. The album’s fourth track, “Radical Prayer,” explores the question of how a deeper prayer life can lead us to live our Christian calling more radically.
During the Year of Saint Joseph, what does this silent saint have to teach our hurting and divided world? Michael Martinez SJ reflects on five of his important lessons for us today.
Break out your calendars! Major Catholic events in 2020.
Nativity sets are everywhere, but that shouldn’t make us forget the reality of the circumstances of Christ’s birth. Hope is being born where we least expect it.
America first! Black Lives Matter! Law and order. Structures of oppression. Amid the turmoil of our world today, the words of the great Old Testament prophet Jeremiah continue to speak to us. What does he call us to today?
One Jesuit grapples with the question, “Who is Mary?” when he’s confronted about the Catholic devotion to our Blessed Mother. That leads him to realize that Mary, with her son Jesus, is the one helping him discover the family he has found in his prison ministry.
We have often heard about Jesus in books, art and sermons, but how well do we actually know him? Maybe that’s the whole point of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a devotion celebrated during the entire month of June. Here’s an Examen with the Sacred Heart of Christ.
In his latest exhortation Pope Francis gives us four quite impossible dreams. Is the pope channeling the Spanish literary legend, Don Quixote?