Is Fatima worthy of belief?

Since May, the Church has observed the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portgual. It is there that Mary called herself “Our Lady of the Rosary,” and since then she has been known with affection as…

‘Prayer is a battle’

When I think of my personal prayer life, I don’t usually envision a battle. I want to think of my prayer as basking in the love of Jesus, having a blissful and joyful conversation. I want to describe my prayer by the consolations that bless…

Tips for personal prayer

Encountering God is the heart of Catholic life. We are invited to pray, not just on Sundays at Mass, but every day! Our Father in heaven is the one who loves us 24/7, even if we sometimes forget this. Jesus came to earth to show us the face…

God Became Man

As Catholics, we profess our belief in the Incarnation in the Nicene Creed: Jesus Christ “came down from heaven, and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.” The Incarnation is a unique and singular…