Our Lady of Guadalupe – Star of the New Evangelization

Our Lady of Guadalupe – Star of the New Evangelization

Fifteen years ago, in 1999, Pope St. John Paul II declared that the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe would be celebrated in every Church in the Americas, because, he said, she is the Patroness, the Evangelizer, and the Mother of the Americas.  John Paul said that through her intercession, the new evangelization in America…
The power of Mary’s beauty to unite all God’s children

The power of Mary’s beauty to unite all God’s children

In the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, directly over the very spot where our Lord’s Cross stood, right where our Savior died for our salvation, there stands a Greek altar.  Directly next to it stands a Latin altar. In between the two altars hangs an icon of the Mother of God. Right at…
Every Woman: Unique and Unrepeatable

Every Woman: Unique and Unrepeatable

Scientists say that diamonds need more than 350 tons of pressure per square inch and heat levels above 2200 degrees Fahrenheit to form within the earth.  And since we know that God’s own inner order and life imprint themselves on all of creation, this simple scientific fact has something to teach us about spiritual reality. …
“What are you willing to die for?” Archbishop Chaput asks UND students

“What are you willing to die for?” Archbishop Chaput asks UND students

CNA—It is important to consider what we are willing to die for, Archbishop Charles Chaput reminded students and faculty in a speech at the University of Notre Dame on Friday. “It’s a good thing, a vital thing, to consider what we’re willing to die for,” Chaput said in a lecture given to the Constitutional Studies…
Pray the Rosary Daily for Peace

Pray the Rosary Daily for Peace

As we approach October, the month of the Holy Rosary, we remember and rededicate ourselves to the simple request of Our Lady at Fatima that the whole world recite the Rosary daily for peace in the family and in the world. We may be personally aware of the life-changing power of this prayer in our…
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