A joyful sound: how liturgical music unites us and points us toward the divine

Singing is a gift that can express joy, trust, repentance, and love. It elevates the soul, making it “more sensitive to the voice of the Spirit,” Pope Francis told the Alumni of Heaven Choir Association during the group’s 50th anniversary celebration last year. “Music and singing are capable of transmitting the beauty and strength of Christian love.”

The case for life - Part 3

Macaria carried a lot of guilt and suffering — an oppressive amount — until a fateful day when she took her then three-year-old son to Mass.

Women religious find a place of honor on Mother's Day

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the Rosary with Sister Constance Veit, they see her as more than one of the caregivers at the facility.

Avoiding the pornography trap

The Safe Environment program of the Diocese of Fort Worth is, rightfully, focused on protecting children and the vulnerable from sexual abuse.

Pilot to protect poor from benefit cliff

“Sarah” wanted to work and to provide for her four children.