Here are 10 keys to happiness outlined by Pope Francis in his latest interview (via CNS and Patheos): Live and let live Be giving of yourself to others Be kind, humble, and calm Have a healthy sense of leisure Sundays are for family time, not work Find dignified work for young people Care for creation […]

I get asked a lot why I am so obsessed with travel. The answer varies from day to day, but I think the core of it remains the same: I travel because it reminds me how infinitely good the world is, despite all the evidence to the contrary. If ever you were looking for one […]

Pope Francis: “When one lives attached to money, pride or power, it is impossible to be truly happy.”

The militant group ISIS, which invaded Iraq from Syria and began seizing control of Iraqi cities several months ago, has systematically persecuted religious and ethnic minorities, forcing many to flee. The terrorist organization imposed Sharia law this past June and recently prevented Christian services from being held in Mosul for the first time 1600 years. […]

Check out these recent articles from around the web: Those Were The Days by Michael Sean Winters: “Unless Americans find better ways to navigate their differences than those offered by the culture wars of the past 40 years, we will be little able to confront the large challenges the nation faces.” On July 23, 1944, […]

This morning the Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis intends to visit the United States in September 2015 to participate in the World Meeting of Families. Below is a statement from Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good on this exciting news. We give thanks to God for the great news that Pope Francis will be visiting the […]

Sr. Mary Lou Lafferty, OSF, the Prison Ministry Coordinator for the Diocese of Camden, took the time to answer five questions about her ministry. To learn more about her, check out this great interview from the National Catholic Reporter. To get involved in prison ministry, visit this diocesan website. Why do you think the Church is […]


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