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Salvation accomplished by Christ

3rd Sunday of Easter Jn 21:1-19 As throughout the Easter season, the Church this weekend begins the Liturgy of the Word with a reading from the Acts of the Apostles. […]

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The miracle of linking objects

Each loss we experience brings us to a new and unique journey of grief, on which we face myriad questions concerning how life is supposed to unfold now that our […]

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Sts. Faustina and Margaret Mary were witnesses, messengers of God’s divine love

Divine Mercy Sunday I am writing this column in the Detroit airport, during a short layover on my trip back to Fort Wayne from Harrisburg, where I baptized two infants, […]

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Podcast: April 18, 2010

The April 18, 2010 issue of Today’s Catholic covers the ordination of two new Holy Cross priests, the annual Bishop’s Retreat at Angola and Bishop Rhoades’ statement in support of […]

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Efforts begin to restore, rebuild earthquake-damaged Chilean churches

By Aaron Nelsen SANTIAGO, Chile (CNS) — As Osvaldo Corona scrambled from his second-floor bedroom during the Feb. 27 8.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Chile, he got a glimpse of […]

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Vatican newspaper praises new U.S.-Russian disarmament treaty

By John Thavis VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican newspaper has hailed the new U.S.-Russia disarmament treaty as a “significant and courageous step toward international security.” An article in L’Osservatore […]

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Catholic educators gather to share ideas for strengthening schools

By Maria Wiering MINNEAPOLIS (CNS) — Tax credits, parish assessments and community partnerships were among the ideas presented at a gathering of more than 50 Catholic school superintendents, education leaders […]

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EASTER VIGIL 2010

We began the liturgy tonight with the blessing of the Easter fire and the lighting of the Paschal candle. Our procession into this darkened cathedral behind the Paschal candle symbolized […]

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Good Friday 2010

On this day, the only day of the year that the Church does not celebrate Mass, we gather to meditate on the passion and death of Our Lord. We gather […]

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HOLY THURSDAY 2010 (Saint Matthew’s Cathedral)

“Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved […]

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CHRISM MASS 2010

What a joy and blessing it is for me to celebrate this first Chrism Mass as your bishop, to experience the wonderful communion of my brothers in the same priesthood […]

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PALM SUNDAY 2010

Today, as we begin Holy Week, let us remember the words of Jesus: “Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another” (John 13:34). We just heard […]