How Father Mike found his calling for spiritual fatherhood and teaching others that happiness is not happenstance
So many good people I know have suffered horribly in the last month, and I’m really struggling to hold on to my faith.
Take a gratitude walk In times of trouble, our hearts long for peace an...
Good stewards recognize the blessings of God in their lives.
John Thelen began volunteering with St. Vincent de Paul in St. Johns in 1995, and is now the executive director.
Dear Father Joe: I got into a pretty heated discussion on a Catholic website ...
The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life. Yet many Catholics...
Peter’s journey of faith is a microcosm for all of us.
Mark Rey (1577-1622) began his career as a lawyer who accompanied aristocrats ar...
Dear Father Gale: I have been thinking about deleting my Facebook account. What do you think, Father?
I have been thinking about deleting my Facebook account. What do you think, Father?
Sue Davis of St. Gerard Parish in Lansing has been bringing the Eucharist to patients at local hospitals for 11 years.
St. Joseph is the patron of all families, especially of fathers, and the patron ...
Many of us just try to survive Lent until we can satiate our increasing hunger for dessert, Instagram, alcohol or the snooze button. Columnist Pete Burak invites you to consider it from a different perspective.
If we are to truly live and be most fully alive, it only makes sense that we need to live in harmony with that for which we are made.
Will we learn the lessons of the three ghosts as did Scrooge?
Jo Hooper shares a mother’s warmth
In recent years, usually around the beginning of November, I’ve noticed a growin...
Every time I go to confession, I seem to say the same things.
When Charles Dickens published A Christmas Carol in December of 1843, the import...
This tight-knit group takes care of their parish and each other
As Christians, we’ve been given a sneak peek of where this most miraculous story leads. Reset your expectations this Advent and see what happens when you await the Lord with an open heart.
Dear Father Joe: I know we’re supposed to thank God, but some days I don’t feel a lot of gratitude. How do I feel thankful when I’m not?
As a retired chief accounting officer, she knows the value of robust bookkeeping.