Articles

  • 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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  • The Griefs of the Migrant

    We suffer many deaths in life without recognizing them as such; for example, the lost of a job, the end of a loving relationship or friendship, the loss of a…

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  • Absolute Example

    Each year Holy Week confronts us with the absolute example represented by the person and life of Jesus of Nazareth. It connects us with His first passion: the kingdom of…

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  • Lent, a Road to Easter

    Lent is a Church season when the liturgy implements many and diverse elements that lead us to live in austerity: It is a time when, by preference, the churches must…

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Reflections

  • The Daily Gospel

    Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?” He said in reply, “Have you not read…

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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

  • 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

  • Unaccompanied Immigrant Children: Responding with Love, Mercy, and Justice

    September 15, 2018 at 8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by Sisters and Brothers of Immigrants and Catholic Theological Union’s Oscar Romero Scholars Program. Catholic Theological Union~5416 S. Cornell, Chicago,…

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  • Building the New Reality Together

    We warmly invite you to join us for our second annual Life and Justice Conference, scheduled for Saturday, September 15! This year, we will be convening at Mount Carmel High School,…

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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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