Articles

  • Finding oneself while being there for others

    I am 27 years old and I am a mother of two boys, Aiden and Evan. Aiden just turned 5 years old and Evan will be 4 years old in…

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  • Being Human – ¡OYE! Magazine

    I want to be human. I don’t want to be Mexican. I don’t want to be white or dark skinned. I don’t want to be Hispanic. I only want to…

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  • Who Do They Say I Am?

    Who do they say I am? What a strange question! Is it at all important to you? The question could have many answers that may not necessarily be good or…

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  • Mantras to help us remember our true nature

    Our Human world has conflicts that exist when we give way to our fears. Hatred does not heal hatred; anger does not eliminate anger; envy does not dissipate when we…

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  • We Are Joyful Because of What Is Eternal

    It is so easy to be frightened and discouraged. If we sit and watch the news we can be frightened and discouraged by so much violence, contention, natural disasters, a…

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  • We are all called to be disciples of Jesus

    Pope Francis tells us that we are to be missionary disciples of the Lord Jesus; but how can this be? We are men and women of the world, with families,…

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  • To Bear Fruit that Will Remain

    A mother of several small children approached the Sacrament of Reconciliation and confessed to the priest her constant frustration about the behavior of her children. She was very discouraged with…

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  • An Edifying Love

    Eric Fromm says in his book The Art of Loving that maternal love is an unconditional affirmation of the life of the child and the child’s necessities; and he explains…

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  • Society Without Fathers?

    In the fifth chapter of the apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, the subject of the father in Western culture is discussed, in which, as we know, a negative image has prevailed:…

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  • Mary, Garden of God

    The Church devotes the month of May to show their love to Mary by bringing her flowers. All of God’s creation is beautiful; but the Mother of God prefers flowers…

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Reflections

  • The Daily Gospel

    Jesus said to the crowds: “Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the Kingdom…

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  • ANY MOMENT IS TIMELY

    When Claret was appointed as royal confessor, he poured out himself to a friend in a letter, “Me! Confessor to the queen?….. Leave me alone to hear confession of the…

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  • LOVE FOR MY BROTHER AND SISTERS

    When we look at others, we can do it with “dark glasses” or with “transfiguring glasses”; these latter ones are used by God. According to Genesis 1:31, “God saw all…

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  • Knock, Knock

    As adults we may lovingly listen to a favorite child’s endless repertoire of “knock, knock” jokes. Less lovingly we endure the actual knocking on our door or the virtual knocking…

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  • A Time for Spiritual Housecleaning

    Like sheep without a shepherd we can wander all over the landscape without any idea of where we are going (Mk 6).

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  • Faith—what is it?

    Many people say that to believe is not enough for them; they want to know. The word “believe”, however, has two completely different meanings.

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  • Ten Ways to Love

    10 bible verses that show us the way to love.

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  • Two Minute Spiritual Retreat

    Are you looking for some inner peace? And a space to be with yourself in peace?

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Radio Claret America (¡Lo Que Hay Que Oír!) Podcasts

  • Gente Puente podcast: Catholic Hispanic Ministry Best Practices

    Patti’s Catholic Corner presents the bilingual Gente Puente podcast: Catholic Hispanic Ministry Best Practices. Patti Gutiérrez interviews leaders from the Catholic Church in the United States who are bridge builders…

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  • Todos Somos Dreamers

    The mission of the Catholic Dreamers Ministry is to prepare all immigrants to participate fully, with dignity and respect as an integral part of the American society, independently of their…

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  • Tipos de Personalidad

    Character is forged through all experiences of growing up. Temperaments help to understand the reasons for the feelings, attitudes, postures and behaviors in an adult human relationship.

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  • Helping Refugees From the Heart

    Elizabeth Paturzo, comes today to share some of the realities refugees face at refugee camps after being a humanitarian aid for a year in the island of Lesvos.

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  • Internet Safety

    Detective Richard Wistocki, national expert on child sexual exploitation and internet safety tells us how to keep our kids safe on the internet.

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Vatican Documents

  • Gaudete et Exsultate

    Apostolic Exhortation on the call to Holiness in today’s world

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  • Lumen Fidei

    Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father Francis on Faith

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  • Laudato Si

    Encyclical Letter of the Holy Father Francis on the Care for Our Common Home.

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  • Evangelii Gaudium

    Exhortación Apostólica Evangelii Gaudium del Santo Padre Francisco sobre el anuncio del evangelio en el mundo actual

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  • Amores Laetitia

    Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of the Holy Father Francis on Love in the Family

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Events

  • National Migration Week Mass – Building Communities of Welcome

      BUILDING COMMUNITIES OF WELCOME Feast of the Epiphany | January 6, 2019 | 5:15 p.m. Holy Name Cathedral 730 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611 For more information, contact…

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  • XIII Annual Posada – Seeking Immigration Reform

    Join us to walk and pray in solidarity with our immigrant sisters and brothers who— as the Holy Family sought a place to stay—are seeking legislative shelter, “Posada.” WILL BEGIN…

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  • Come & See Glenmary

    Come and See what Glenmary is all about! Visit with Glenmary priests and brothers                          Travel to a Glenmary mission                                                  Share in community prayer and reflection                             Meet other men that are…

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  • Year-Long Volunteer Program

    Yearlong Volunteer Program at Christ House From Friday June 8, 2018 to Friday June 7, 2019 Each position comes with full room and board, healthcare insurance, monthly stipend and student…

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  • Certificate in Catholic Preaching

    Responding to a strong need in the Church for the education and formation of Spanish speaking ministers, CTU has developed the first-ever Certificate in Catholic Preaching.

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  • Youth Mentors

    Aquinas Literacy Center relies on volunteers to fulfill our mission of offering individualized instruction in the English language.

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