Jesus ascended up to Heaven, and took us with Him

Here in Massachusetts, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday, May 18, although most dioceses in the United States transfer the observance to Sunday, May 21.

Healthcare professionals take note: Spiritual care is also important!

From June 7-9, the Marian Fathers will be hosting the 18th Annual Divine Mercy Medicine, Bioethics, and Spirituality Conference on the grounds of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Registration for in-person and remote attendance is now open.

Empty Tomb = Heaven in a Tabernacle

In the first of a new series, Chris Sparks reflects on his recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land where, he discovers, "The reason why anyone visits the Holy Sepulcher at all is that it’s empty."

In the Mule-Steps of St. Damien of Moloka’i

On his feast day, May 10, recalling the Belgian priest's extraordinary 16-year ministry to the victims of Hansen’s disease (leprosy) in the untamed wilderness of a remote Hawaiian island.

God save the King?

We fought a war to be free of the British monarchy. And yet, as Charles III is crowned king of the United Kingdom, it may well be our duty as Catholics to offer a prayer for the man and his reign.

Shining merciful light in Ukraine

Thanks to the continued generosity of Marian Helpers, doctors now have lanterns to use when the electricity is cut, no longer performing open-heart surgery by flashlight.

May, Mary's wonderful month

The month of May, a beautiful month of new life and blossoms, calls us to give every thought and worry to God through Mary, thus truly bringing about new life.