What Is It That Leads People Into the Catholic Church?
What factors lead to someone becoming Catholic? Fr. Michael Cummins discusses the conversion of his parents, who were led into the Church not by one single experience, but through what Bl. John Henry Newman called “the illative sense,” a capacity to draw together many converging experiences.
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.
Why Baptists Are Leaving the Local Church
Tom Cheyney & Rodney Harrison, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary discuss issues that churches are facing today. People don't since God's presence, they're looking for Him. They're looking for a sense of joy, a sense of vision, a sense of purpose and a sense of mission. Click the logo to listen
Bishop Scharfenberger Appoints Father Matthew Frisoni as Judicial Vicar
Father Matthew H. Frisoni, S.T.L., J.C.L., has been appointed Judicial Vicar of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, effective June 1. He succeeds Father James I. Donlon, J.C.D., who is retiring from
French as It’s Now Really Spoken
An American in Paris discovers a language that’s part English, part African, part Arabic—and fully French
Useful Study Reveals Generational Differences in What Engages Donors
The new report from Abila suggests it’s worthwhile to offer a variety of approaches to engagement to welcome donors of every age.
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Miracle City Church '100,000 Touches' Campaign sparks community service
A Baltimore resident pulls into a gas station, perhaps with just enough cash for a little gasoline in hopes of being able to drive a few miles further. Instead, a good Samaritan from Miracle City Church emerges to pay for a full tank.
5 Ways the Catholic Church has changed the world
Recently, Bishop Robert Barron had his Word on Fire team scour the streets of Rome, asking young people what they thought were the best and worst things the Catholic Church has ever done. Answers t…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…