Catholic churches in the past were immediately recognizable by their exterior grandeur as well as their interior parts; today, that may not be as true — but there are still …
Details About the Walkabout Events at Which You Can Meet the Nominees for the Eleventh Bishop of...
The following information is intended to provide a set of guidelines and expectations for participating in the four Walkabouts in Vermont that will be held from April 28-30. The intent of a walkabo…
Bishop Joseph E. Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas
We live in a difficult age which, in many ways, harkens back to the dark world into which Christ was born - a world where humanity is lost in a darkness which is often of its own making. This darkness is generated by the human hea... Read More On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the world will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three young children in Fatima, Portugal. Our Lady told the three children, “My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge, and the way that will lead you to God.” I am pleased to inform y... Read More
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …
Why Catholic Schools Do Well
Parents are often unaware of the significant advantages offered by Catholic schools.
Curiosity Made Me Catholic: How a school assignment and the internet led Jeremy Brandt to the Church
This story appears in the May 2016 issue of the Catholic East Texas magazine. I had a really typical
What Muslim Life In America Really Looks Like
The diversity of Muslims in the United States is vast, and so is the breadth of the Muslim American experience. Relaying short anecdotes representative of their everyday lives, nine Muslim Americans demonstrate both the adversities and blessings of Muslim American life.
Church and society must learn from families, pope says at audience
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and the family is “indisso…
What Would Happen if the Church Tithed?
The church of today is not great at at giving. This isn’t exactly news. But it is a statistical fact: - Tithers make up only 10-25 percent of a normal congregation. - Only 5 percent of the U.S. tithes, with 80 percent of Americans only giving 2 percent of their income. - Christians are only
Catholic Church Architecture Part 1 of 10: Architectural Theology
Dr. Denis McNamara, faculty member at the Liturgical Institute in Mundelein, Illinois, speaks on the concept of architectural theology.