The Morocco Earthquake: A Spiritual Emergency

How can we comfort the grieving families, bewildered and sorrowing over their tremendous personal loss in the earthquake in Morocco so far away from us? We are not helpless; we have the power of prayer. 

Loving the Least: St. Peter Claver

Saint Peter Claver (feast day: Sept. 9) is one of those humbling saints who does in an extraordinary way what all Christians should be doing: find the most despised, neglected, abused population of his day and give them all the love he can, according to the duties of his state in life. 

Happy Birthday, Mary!

On Sept. 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God! This feast day is celebrated exactly nine months after the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8. Hear Fr. David Gunter, MIC, tell about this important feast.

Calling all souls for the Holy Souls!

The 13th annual Mercy for Souls Conference will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9. More than a decade of conferences is a big commitment, but, says Fr. Dan Cambra, MIC, it’s all been worth it. 

Prayers, Insights, and Wisdom of St.Teresa of Calcutta

While serving in Calcutta, Susan Conroy developed a personal friendship with Mother Teresa, whose feast we celebrate on Sept. 5. Purchase Susan's book at a SPECIAL price!

The Catholic Answer to Neo-Nazism

"Every time I see another neo-Nazi attack on some part of America," Chris Sparks says, "I am reminded once again of the urgency of both evangelization and the New Evangelization."

Follow His lead, cooperate with grace

The Divine Mercy message has spread throughout the universal Church, says Dian Mayo, a Marian Helper from Redding Ridge, Connecticut, because individuals across the years and around the world paid attention to the promptings in their souls and followed where the Lord was leading them.

Marian brother ready for the diaconate

This Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., Br. Stephen Castellano, MIC, will be ordained to the transitional diaconate for the Marian Fathers of the Immaculste Conception.

The ultimate conversion: St. Augustine of Hippo

One of the world’s best-known sinners turned saint is St. Augustine of Hippo, whose feast we celebrate on Aug. 28. Famously, his mother, St. Monica, prayed for him for 17 years before his conversion, and his is the famous prayer, “Lord, give me chastity and continence, but not yet!”

'In the Middle of Her Wounds': Our Lady of Czestochowa

Theresa Bonopartis helped develop a ministry for women healing from abortion called "Entering Canaan." Learn about the inexplicable details that led her to call Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the Black Madonna (feast day: Aug. 26), the patroness of her ministry.