Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez was a voice of justice for the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture. In 1980, Romero was assassinated while offering Mass in the ... Read More about Saint Oscar Romero – 10 Quotes From Our Newest Saint
8 Reasons to Get to Know St. Gianna by Lindsay Schlegel When I was growing up, I didn’t know anyone named Gianna. Statistics show it was something like the 900 most popular girl name in the United States in the late 1980s. Since 2006, however, the name has been in the top 100, and there’s ... Read More about 8 Reasons to Get to Know St. Gianna
Happy Birthday, Flannery! This weekend we’ll observe Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week. In another year, we’d celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation on March 25 (this year it’s moved to April 9, the day following the Octave of Easter). March 25 was also Flannery O’Connor’s birthday. ... Read More about Happy Birthday, Flannery!
Imaginative Prayer Written by - Anna Bonnema Today, while walking at a hurried pace a man in front of me paused, turned around, and with kind eyes and a smile asked, “What are you looking for?” He apologized for seeming to interrupt me, but my rushed clip, and when he turned, my darting eyes ... Read More about Imaginative Prayer