These also are the words of consecration, and there is a reason they are repeated at every Mass.
The celebration of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven is Aug. 15.
My name is Anastasia Pierce. I was born in Russia and came to Aiken at age three when I was adopted.
The answer to it is really revelatory of the difference between how God is and how we are.
Often when we think about mission, our eyes lift and we scan the horizon.
After the death of her husband, St. Jane Frances de Chantal attended a Lenten program in 1604.
Picking up good holy habits will keep us spiritually healthy.
The author of the Fourth Gospel is generally considered to be St. John. The three Letters of John and the Revelation of John are also attributed to this saint.
Bishops have always been the visible connection of the Church in the present with the apostles and with Christ himself.
What we look at has the power to change us. Our eyes are like portals to our imagination.
The Gospel of Luke reveals John’s preordained role in salvation history.
The coat of arms of the Diocese of Charleston is based on that of Pope Pius VII.
The Church needs Catholics who are intentional about withdrawing from the busyness of life.
St. Luke, or Luke the Evangelist, was the most prolific of the Gospel writers.
With our new bishop’s devotion to Mary, we marvel at our Blessed Mother.
Mark Wahlberg’s new film “Father Stu” is one of the most theologically interesting films to come out in a long time.
Man may forget his Creator or hide far from his face; yet the living and true God tirelessly calls each person.
The life of a generous, hardworking farm laborer who loved God and the land he tended is celebrated around the world as spring planting begins.
As we leave church, my 18-year-old complains that the homily did not speak to him as a teenager.
Now on the occasion of the feast [Pilate] used to release to them one prisoner whom they requested.
We are called each day to think of and act on the word Love.
May has traditionally been considered the month of Mary. We also celebrate Mother’s Day.
I love Holy Week. I always look forward to these days steeped in tradition.
Pope Francis has appointed Father Jacques E. Fabre, CS, as the 14th Bishop of Charleston.