I am so excited to be offering this amazing Year of Mercy giveaway of books and CDs which will inspire and encourage you to grow in the gift of mercy during this Jubilee Year.The winner of the giveaway will receive one copy of the following:101 Inspirational Stories of the Sacrament of Reconciliation compiled by Sr. Patricia… Read More


They confess to looking at pornography and masturbating. It’s awkward, I know, to say it so candidly, but the only way to defeat pornography in our lives is to admit that we have a widespread problem with it. Vice, Firmly Entrenched By the time I was in high school, the habit of lusting after women via… Read More


A few Sundays ago, the opening prayer (known as the collect) really hit me between the eyes.  Ever have that experience?  It was as if the words of the prayer seemed louder and clearer than normal. They stopped me in my tracks and after Mass I googled them to read them again.  Here is what… Read More


A few Sundays ago, the opening prayer (known as the collect) really hit me between the eyes.  Ever have that experience?  It was as if the words of the prayer seemed louder and clearer than normal. They stopped me in my tracks and after Mass I googled them to read them again.  Here is what… Read More


The New Year is upon us – and with its coming brings New Year’s resolutions – we are all familiar with them; we have all made them; we have all broken them by January 7…The media is replete with lists of the most popular resolutions which can usually be broken down into three categories: losing,… Read More


Making a good confession demands prior preparation. The better the prior preparation, the more abundant the graces and the more overflowing the river of peace in your soul. Following are ten short helps to make the best confession in your life. 1. Improving Your Reception As Catholics two of the most important actions we can accomplish are… Read More


While it is difficult for those who don’t frequent the sacrament of confession to understand, there is great joy to be found in true repentance. Perhaps one of the best illustrations of this joy is found in the 1986 movie, The Mission. First, some context. Rodrigo Mendoza is a former slave trader and mercenary, and he has spent years capturing… Read More


We’re joining Loyola Press in celebrating the release of The Church of Mercy by Pope Francis, a brand new book documenting Pope Francis’ vision for the Catholic Church in his own words. The book shares the Holy Father’s powerful message of mercy, service and renewal – a message that has captured the attention of Catholic’s… Read More