As a priest, it has been a normal part of my life to be with and comfort families who were dealing with a parent suffering from Alzheimer’s.
"Volunteering with the Flint Mission these past few summers has certainly had a notable impact on my faith."
Take a moment and reflect on the famous and startling quote from St. Jerome: “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.”
Inspired by the stories of missionaries who visited his classroom, St. Daniel Comboni consecrated his life to Africa at age 18.
Many challenges come with a caregiving role, but it can also be filled with endless rewards.
The Catholic Encyclopedia traces the tradition of centurion back to the beginning of the Roman army.
Let’s be honest, work is real and a healthy work/life balance is often elusive. So start small and reclaim Sunday.
According to the Gospels of Mark, Luke and Matthew, Jesus saw a tax collector sitting at his customs post and said, “Follow me.”
As a college student volunteer, he experienced how God works in mustard seed ways.
Moving through the grief process after the death of a loved one has a large social component.
A look behind the scenes at the ancient roots of the word.
In this follow-up question about the Mass, Fr. Joe looks at how we can increase our reverence, and reminds us that we "simply have to remember that the desire to be reverent at Mass is holy."
Mary saying yes to God was one of the most significant acts of obedience in human history.
Five hundred years ago, a cannonball changed the course of Ignatius of Loyola’s life.
Following Jesus in word and deed is what we are called to do.
Theology 101 is taking a peek behind the scenes of some of the prominent figures, groups and events referenced in the New Testament.
Dear Father Joe, I have friends who don’t seem to be interested in returning to church since the quarantine ended. How do I convince them to come back?
Your question reflects a heart of love, and I am so grateful for it.
Pope Francis declared July 25 as the first-ever World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
Her prayer group is a hub of parish and community support.
Go behind the scenes of the New Testament with Theology 101.
I have a friend who says everything was much more reverent before the 1960s and that we should go back to the way things used to be. This is making me question what happens at Mass on Sunday.
Put Jesus first and feed your mind with the truth.
We all carry hopes in our hearts that are both big and small.
I think that if we asked any mother what she wanted most for her child, she would likely answer, “to be happy.”