The Church around the world is responding to the devastation in Nepal after multiple, major earthquakes have struck the country. Pope Francis and people worldwide are praying for those affected by the tragedy. Catholic Relief Services, the official... more
After much anticipation, Pope Francis has released Laudato Si'—his long-awaited encyclical on “human ecology,” or the interrelated relationship between humans and the environment. Catholic Relief Services, through our work overseas,... more
The World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Held every three years, the gathering is a chance for families from around the world to pray, learn about and celebrate the gift of family. The theme of the... more
This year's theme for Catechetical Sunday is "Safeguarding the Dignity of Every Human Person." Celebrated on September 20, 2015, Catechetical Sunday is an opportunity to commission catechists and to invite all members of the community to reflect on... more
Blessed Oscar Romero of El Salvador was formally declared a martyr for the faith by Pope Francis in February 2015. He was beatified on May 23, 2015. When the Church declares a person to be beatified, this means that the deceased is indeed in a... more
"Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction."
— Antoine de Saint Exupéry ("Wind, Sand and Stars")
When beginning their lives together as a married couple, and as... more