Homily by Deacon Khatchig Chirinian at St. Boniface parish. For more information visit saintboniface.us
Why Build a Beautiful Church?
I used to wonder why the Church, in her venerable wisdom, had a memorial feast day (August 5) for the dedication of Santa Maria Maggiore ...
Why Memorial Day is different from Veterans Day
Many people confuse one holiday for the other.
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
Why one bishop is putting tabernacles back in the center of churches
When Bishop Robert Morlino arrived as the new bishop for the Diocese of Madison, Wis. in 2003, he began quietly encouraging priests to promote more reverence towards the Blessed Sacrament – through more adoration, more reverent Masses, and moving tabernacles back to the center of churches.
What does the IHS monogram mean?
It is extremely common to walk into a Catholic church and see the letters IHS etched on a crucifix or prominently featured in a stained glass window. What do they mean? Contrary to popular belief, …
What makes a Catholic church Catholic?
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 …
Why Catholic Schools Do Well
Parents are often unaware of the significant advantages offered by Catholic schools.
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Why the Catholic Church cares about sports
A new Vatican document considers the impact of sports on society, the pursuit of the common good and the unity of the human family.
How does the Church Respond to Suicide?
The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…