May 14: The Sacramental Life

Definitions of “Sacrament” “Anything that represents a hidden reality that is sacred or mysterious” “What makes the invisible visible” “Outward signs of an inward grace” “Doors to the sacred – invitations to a religious experience” The sacraments, instituted by Christ and entrusted to the Church, are efficacious signs of grace

Fourth Sunday of Easter

SHE CREATES ROOM IN OUR HEART By Fr. Chris Valka, CSB According to Church tradition, this weekend is known as “Good Shepherd Sunday” since our readings speak of the shepherd hears the voice of the sheep. As a result, it is also a time when the homily

May 7: Prayer

"Prayer is the raising of one's heart and mind to God. . ." (CCCC 534) "Prayer can truly change your life. For it turns your attention away from yourself and directs your mind and your heart toward the Lord. If we look only at ourselves, with