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Entrust Your Cares to Mary, Help of Christians: A Powerful Consecration Prayer for Protection of Home & Family

Mary, Help of Christians, pray for us!

Prominent Jesuit: The Society of Jesus Is in ‘Profound Decline;’ Leadership ‘Doesn’t Know It, or Doesn’t Want to Know It’...

Father Julio Fernández Techera, a Jesuit priest and rector of the Catholic University of Uruguay, has written a widely circulated, critical essay about the Society of Jesus warning that the order, founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in 1534, is in “deep decline.”

Vatican’s New Apparitions Document May Lead to Quicker Pronouncements on Purported Marian Apparitions, Experts Say...

The new Vatican document on how to judge purported apparitions of Mary and other supernatural events tends toward caution but also offers more clarity and transparency, experts told the Register. Going forward, local bishops are not supposed to make a public pronouncement on a reported apparition until the statement is approved by the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF)...

Spain Archbishop on Schismatic Nuns: ‘I Don’t Know if They Realize the Profound Consequences’...

Archbishop Mario Iceta of Burgos, Spain, in whose jurisdiction is located the convent of the Poor Clares of Belorado and Orduña, expressed his surprise and concern over the nuns there going into schism and noted: “I don’t know if they realize the profound consequences” of their decision.

Invoking John Paul the Great...

Age certainly accelerates one’s sense of the passage of time. Well do I remember high school classes that felt as long as Würm Glaciation, the minute hand circumambulating the clock’s perimeter at a glacial pace. Yet this past April 27, sitting in the south transept of the world’s greatest tombstone – the Papal Basilica of St. Peter’s in the Vatican...

The United Nations headquarters was nearly built on a 100-square-mile campus near Greenwich, Connecticut.....

The United Nations has called New York City its home since the 1950s, but the global peacekeeping organization once considered developing its headquarters in nearby Connecticut. In June 1945, a committee formed to determine where to build the offices of the newly chartered U.N., and the group conceived of a 100-square-mile campus...

How to Adjust Your Car Mirrors to Eliminate Blind Spots Using the SAE Method...

A blind spot in terms of driving refers to an area where the traffic outside your vehicle cannot be seen in its mirrors. The first time you encounter the reality of blind spots as a new driver can be quite disturbing; you look in your side-view mirrors and see nothing, but as soon as you start to change lanes...

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy...

I can remember, from my boyhood in the 1950s, when normal business was suspended on Sundays, the stores would close, and most people would (if only for the sake of a kind of cultural propriety) “go to Church”. And I can remember also when the stores began to be open on Sundays, and how over the years our family began to shop on Sundays, if not with complete comfort...

True and False Democracy in the Catholic Church...

One of the assumptions that seems to animate so many of the conversations surrounding a more synodal Church is that a more “democratized” Catholic Church is by definition a better Church. To that end, we saw in last year’s Synod on Synodality that there was a lot of chatter about a Church that listens to “the people of God.” And those two concepts...

Carlo Acutis to Be First Millennial Saint: Pope Francis Recognizes Miracle for Canonization...

Pope Francis has recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis, paving the way for him to become the first Millennial saint. The Italian computer-coding teenager who died of cancer in 2006 is known for his great devotion to the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.