The ‘Secret Code of Catholic’

What’s the name of that screwball comedy? The one with the two desperados? That one. Anyway, they’re in mortal danger. One guy makes a quick Sign of the Cross in a desperate plea for heavenly aid. The other guy looks at him, thinks for a…

Meeting Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa passed into eternal life in 1997. Many people had the good fortune to meet her personally, but I never did.   Or did I?  On a family visit to Washington, D.C., in 2007, our missionary friend, Patrick, took us to an AIDS…

Where Hope Grows

A public service ad going around Facebook shows all the things those with Down syndrome are doing to live full, exciting lives. It includes athletes, public speakers, actors...and David DeSanctis, who is all of the above. The 23-year-old…

The Faith of a Child

You might have to squint to find Eduardo Verástegui in his new movie, Little Boy. The actor, whose looks are proof of the existence of God, appears briefly as a bald, spectacle-wearing priest. His role in the film itself may be small, but…