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Fatima Calling us to Hope and PeaceMaureen Crowley Heil

In her July 13, 1917 apparition to three shepherd children at Fatima in Portugal, the Blessed Mother spoke of a message of prayer and hope. She told the children to "Continue to say the Rosary every day ...

Food in due seasonScott Hahn

In Jesus and the Church, Isaiah's promises in today's First Reading are fulfilled. All who are thirsty come to the living waters of Baptism (see John 4:14). The hungry delight in rich fare -- given bread ...

A great innovation for growing in faithFather Roger Landry

For those who want to grow in their knowledge of the faith, there's never been a greater time to be alive. We have ready access not only to the Bible in every spoken language but also to so many great ...

Obligation for televised Mass?Father Kenneth Doyle

Q. During the current coronavirus pandemic, when we are not obligated to attend Mass, I believe that we should be required to watch the Mass on television when possible. Does this obligation vary from ...

The long haulJaymie Stuart Wolfe

Among the many lessons we are learning as a result of the coronavirus, the one most crucial to our well-being may be the adage most of us heard when we were children: patience is a virtue. Parents or ...

Pray for Peace with Fatima and the Propagation of the FaithMaureen Crowley Heil

On August 9th, at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Parish in Waltham, The Society for the Propagation of the Faith will host a private, benefit, screening of the new movie "Fatima". Thanks to the generosity ...

Treasures of the kingdom Scott Hahn

What is your new life in Christ worth to you? Do you love His words more than gold and silver, as we sing in today's Psalm? Would you, like the characters in the Gospel today, sell all that you have ...

Natural phenomena at death of ChristFather Kenneth Doyle

Q. At the precise time that Jesus died, the sanctuary curtain was torn in half, darkness and earthquakes occurred and many were converted to Christianity because they felt this was proof that Jesus was ...

Witness the Miracle of Fatima!Maureen Crowley Heil

The Society for the Propagation of the Faith cordially invites you to attend the contact-free, drive-in premiere screening of "Fatima", the movie, to benefit the missions, and enter to win an all-inclusive ...

Of wheat and weedsScott Hahn

God is always teaching His people; we hear in today's First Reading. And what does He want us to know? That He has care for all of us, that though He is a God of justice, even those who defy and disbelieve ...