Mafia. Public Domain via Pixabay. Vatican City, May 10, 2021 / 04:10 am (CNA). The Vatican’s human development office has created a working group on the topic of the expulsion of criminal organizations from the Catholic Church.The group was created in honor of Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge killed by the mafia in Sicily in […]
Unsplash. Hamilton, Canada, May 9, 2021 / 15:00 pm (CNA). While a Catholic school district in Ontario failed to pass a proposal to fly the rainbow-colored LGBT Pride Flag outside schools in June, the school board changed the proposal to say that staff should “raise awareness around Pride Month.” The board mandated staff training on […]
The dictionary definition of a mother reads, "Mother: noun. A woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth." However, a mom is so much more than the person who has given birth to the child.
On this Mother's Day I still mourn the loss of my earthly mother Ellen and draw strength and hope in reflecting on Mary, the Mother of the Lord, my heavenly mother. I believe that the love which my mother revealed to me has found its fulfillment. She is in the communion of love with the […]
The man who would become St. Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, 1840. His name was Jozef De Veuster, and he was the youngest of seven children. Growing up on the farm, Jozef was prepared to take over for his family, but he did not want the responsibility. Instead, he […]