Catholic author hopes book helps families enjoy spirit of Christmas together

By |2021-02-02T10:22:18-06:00December 17, 2020|Faith in our culture|

It was 1996 when Catholic author Patricia Mohan Gallagher’s 9-year-old daughter came to her and said that someone at school told her Santa Claus wasn’t real. This brought tears to Gallagher’s eyes. Though she knew her daughter, Kristen, had recently stopped believing that Santa was real, she couldn’t bear the thought there were other children who did still believe in him but were being told by someone else that he wasn’t real.

Parishes could benefit from communal study of book on priesthood

By |2021-02-02T10:19:18-06:00November 23, 2020|Faith in our culture|

Father Bonnot thought through and wrote this book as a meditation upon the meaning of his 50 years as a Catholic parish priest. Jesus, he notes correctly, was not a priest among his own people, not a descendant of Aaron.

Catholic author of popular mystery novels has personal story of faith, grace

By |2021-01-28T13:29:36-06:00September 30, 2020|Faith in our culture|

"The source of justice is not vengeance but charity." This quote from St. Bridget of Sweden appears just before Chapter 1 of Susan Furlong's latest mystery novel, "Shattered Justice."

Vatican releases book of pope’s homilies, prayers for ‘difficult times’

By |2021-01-28T13:30:36-06:00April 28, 2020|Faith in our culture|

The Vatican published a free downloadable book of Pope Francis' prayers and homilies responding to the trial and suffering of the coronavirus pandemic.

Silent features from a century ago available for free online viewing

By |2021-01-28T13:44:33-06:00March 27, 2020|Faith in our culture|

A number of notable films will reach their centennial this year. Since all films made before 1925 are now in the public domain, several of these silent centenarians can be viewed for free online.

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