Ray Desjardins

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The Passion of Jesus Is Our Reason for Hope

<b>Biblical Reflection for Palm Sunday – March 25th, 2018</b>The Passion, suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord are the very themes that unite us as …

How to ask Mary for grace in a moment of desperation

A prayer recommended by Pope Francis<p>In moments of darkness or desperation, believers can count on the help of our Mother, the Virgin Mary. This is a …

Pope Francis

How this prayer to Our Lady, Undoer of Knots, can set you free

Sometimes bad experiences take root in our souls and affect our outlook.<p>As the years go by, we accumulate positive and negative experiences that …

Pope Francis

The Lord of the Rings may be more Catholic than you realized

Today is the 175th birthday of author and professor J.R.R. Tolkien – best-known for his Lord of the Rings books as well as other stories set in the …

Literature

These Olympians Remain Grounded in Their Catholic Faith

August 8, 2016 by Tony Rossi<p>As a sucker for a good story, I always look forward to the Olympics because they’re full of them. I love watching the joy …

Islamic State is Not The Greatest Threat to Global Religious Liberty

On May 13 the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hear testimony about how Islamic State is purging religious minorities. However, in the long run, the greatest threat to religious freedom worldwide is not a violent Islamist group like Islamic State, Al Qaeda, or Boko Haram.<p>To the contrary, the …