LIFE

Titus Brandsma was killed in a Nazi death camp. This Sunday, Pope Francis will make him a saint.

Titus Brandsma was killed in a Nazi death camp. This Sunday,...

A renowned Dutch priest, professor and journalist, Titus Brandsma was killed in...

Hope, healing and hospitality: A ministry of restorative justice is growing in Chicago

Hope, healing and hospitality: A ministry of restorative...

With programs from housing support to workplace development to art therapy, Precious...

A spiritual exercise for a time of division and upheaval

A spiritual exercise for a time of division and upheaval

I don’t know about you, but I find when things around me are getting crazy, it becomes...

How Jesuit Walter Ciszek found God in the Russian gulag

How Jesuit Walter Ciszek found God in the Russian gulag

One of the most fascinating stories of the 20th century belongs to Walter Ciszek,...

Pope Francis: Grandparents are valuable for more than just their money

Pope Francis: Grandparents are valuable for more than just...

“The life of our communities must know how to benefit from the talents and charisms...

Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, arrested in Hong Kong

Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90, arrested in Hong Kong

The 90-year-old cardinal has been an outspoken defender of human rights and democracy...

The church can help prevent sexual violence—by doing a better job teaching about sex

The church can help prevent sexual violence—by doing a...

Far from encouraging sexual activity, the right kind of sex education can teach...

How a tuition-free Jesuit school supports students from ‘fourth grade through a lifetime’

How a tuition-free Jesuit school supports students from...

At Washington Jesuit Academy, students compete for honor roll in bright classrooms,...

Pope Francis receives ‘Napalm Girl’ photo from retired A.P. photographer

Pope Francis receives ‘Napalm Girl’ photo from retired...

Nick Ut, a retired Associated Press photographer, gave Pope Francis a copy of his...

Think life is hard? Wait until you see heaven.

Think life is hard? Wait until you see heaven.

It is faith that makes us ready for heaven. And what is faith? Stubbornly seeing...

More Than a Like: Social Media and Mental Health

More Than a Like: Social Media and Mental Health

Depending on who you ask, social media is a great way to stay in touch with friends...

“Hey, What’s Your Snap?”

“Hey, What’s Your Snap?”

For many teens, Snapchat is their primary form of communication. They often prefer...

The “Apostle of Ireland”: A Little About St. Patrick

The “Apostle of Ireland”: A Little About St. Patrick

If you were to ask most people what they know about St. Patrick, you would most...

St. Joseph: A Model of Manhood

St. Joseph: A Model of Manhood

Saint Joseph was a virtuous guy, and that was key to the awesome life he lived....

Parenting the Digital World

Parenting the Digital World

"Do you think we spend too much time on our phones?" we asked them. They agreed...

Holistic Self-Care as a Youth Minister

Holistic Self-Care as a Youth Minister

Not only did I fail at caring for my body nutritionally, but I'd quickly get lost...