Valentine’s Day and Eucharist: Bonds of Love by Gene Ciarlo

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The communal aspect, the total environment that feeds our spirits, must be embraced when we come to worship.

Mission by Mission: A Soldier’s Journey of War, Faith, and Healing by Jane M. Bailey

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A new memoir processes the pain of war and its aftermath. Featuring an interview with author TB Stamper.

Words and Music: On the Work of Niall Williams by Leonard Engel

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Novelist Niall Williams renders the essence, the spirit of place, of an Irish parish at a particular moment in time.

When Coming of Age Was Horror Time by Joe Pagetta

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I’d never put together who I was then with the Catholic writer I am today until I went back and listened to those songs.

Evaluating the Synod, Part III: The Jesus Story Is the Answer by Gene Ciarlo

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We need the voice of the faithful to remind us all, and especially the Catholic Church hierarchy, where we have gone wrong.

Jesus as a Priest for Our Time according to the Order of Melchizedek by Fr. Bob Bonnot

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An excerpt from a new book on the priesthood from Fr. Bob Bonnot, as well as a video interview with the author.

“God Is Good to Us” by Michael Ford

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Michael Ford recalls his friendship with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died last month at age 90.

The Tenacity of Hope by John Alonzo Dick

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Beginning the New Year on a note of hope.

A Christmas Story in Another Pandemic by Michael Harank

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A family gathered in a small room of a public hospital for the poor recalls the love, mercy, and compassion of the first Christmas morning.

Beginning with Reality: The Pope’s Visit to Greece and Cyprus

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Drawing attention to the root causes of migration, especially well-financed wars and the arms trade.