Retrouvaille delivers lifeline for troubled marriages

When Glenn Hermes finally agreed to attend Retrouvaille International, a weekend retreat for struggling marriages, it was only because his wife, Bernadette, agreed to sign divorce papers after the weekend if he still wanted a divorce.


Room at the inn

DENTON  — It was mid-December 2009 and North Texas was experiencing a spate of cold nights. Warm and safe inside her Denton home, Betty Kay couldn’t sleep. 


Gregorian chant called seminarian to Catholicism

WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Gabe Bouck enters Advent, a season in which Catholics are urged to answer God's call for conversion, the seminarian is reminded of the melodic voice that inspired him to become Catholic.


Eight tips to praying a family Rosary

Personalize it:  Each family member should have their own rosary. Children may play with it. Girls may wear it as a necklace. Boys will try to use it as a lasso. That’s fine.


What the bishop who resisted the Nazis can teach us today

Münster, Germany (CNA/EWTN News) — When Father Clemens August von Galen was consecrated Bishop of Münster in October 1933, he chose for his episcopal motto Nec laudibus, nec timore – 'neither by praises nor by fear,' which summed up his ministry throughout Germany's Nazi period.