How do you make a marriage last?

Karen and I have been married happily for 54 wonderful years. For the past 39 years we have been a volunteer Marriage Preparation Team in the Catholic Church, doing our best to assist couples who are about to make the commitment to love each other faithfully for the rest of their lives through the sacrament of Matrimony. The question we are asked most often is, “How do you make a marriage last that long?” 


Jews and Christians: a brief history of frequently contentious brothers

That’s not Christianity, we say. The Tree of Life killer had as part of his social media profile: “jews are the children of satan. (john 8:44) [sic].”


They cut us to ribbons

This story is true. 

I know it’s true because it happened to me. I ask no one to believe it; however, I must relate it so that those who have faith in the Good Lord will be strengthened in their faith.


Custom of dressing up for Halloween 'devotional in spirit,' says bishop

TULSA, Okla. (CNS) – Halloween is an opportunity for Catholics "to express in every detail of our observance the beauty and depth of the feast of All Saints," said Bishop David A. Konderla of Tulsa.


Robotics competitions teach Catholic homeschoolers engineering and much more

ARLINGTON — Middle and high school students mount their homemade robots onto long, multi-colored wooden boards suspended from the floor. At the buzz of the gymnasium’s timer, the robots begin to simulate “cleaning the ocean” by scooping water bottles out of a nearby container while upbeat music plays.