Aug 2, 2013 - 04:48 pm .- Today's feast of Our Lady of the Angels of Porziuncola and its associated indulgence is a way to focus on the importance of Mary and the Franciscan tradition in the Church, a friar explained.
Jul 1, 2013 - 10:25 am .- At his homily for daily Mass at Saint Martha House, Pope Francis called Abraham's bargaining with the Lord for the people of Sodom a model of prayer – a courageous negotiation with God.
Jun 25, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has established a local house of prayer for priests, where they can come for solitude with Christ and renew themselves for their ministry to the people of God.
Jun 24, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- The Catholic faithful from around the world are invited to send their prayer intentions to the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida for the Mass that Pope Francis will celebrate there during his visit to Brazil in July.
Jun 20, 2013 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis stressed that it's false to think our enemies “must go to hell” during his daily Mass at the Vatican's Saint Martha House June 20.
Jun 13, 2013 - 03:48 pm .- A massive forest fire in Colorado Springs has destroyed more homes than any previous fire in the state, prompting the local Catholic Charities head to ask for prayers for the victims and for an end to the blaze.
Jun 13, 2013 - 12:10 pm .- A year ago, 16 year-old Antonia Cabrera suffered a stroke and was expected to die. Today, she can speak, walk with some difficulty and is continuing a recovery that she attributes to prayers across the globe.
May 1, 2013 - 04:10 pm .- Family members and rescue workers are crediting God for what they described as the miraculous rescue of five women who survived a recent hot air balloon crash in Peru.
Apr 18, 2013 - 04:40 pm .- In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, people of diverse faith backgrounds are uniting in prayer for the victims and offering support to all those affected.
Mar 12, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- The Catholic Business Journal is encouraging its readers, radio audience and online subscribers to join in a spiritual bouquet to pray for the cardinal electors as they gather to choose the next Pope.
Mar 8, 2013 - 12:26 pm .- A center for students and young people in Rome has announced that it will host 24-hour Eucharistic adoration to pray for the Church and the cardinals in the upcoming Papal conclave.
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:03 am .- The Knights of Columbus have invited the faithful to participate in a Twitter initiative to pledge their prayers for Pope Benedict XVI and his successor during the upcoming period of transition.
Feb 11, 2013 - 10:55 am .- After Pope Benedict XVI retires at the end of February he will dedicate himself to a life of prayer and study in a Vatican-based monastery.
Jan 28, 2013 - 10:38 am .- The Vatican is now broadcasting the Rosary live every weekday from St. Peter's Square.
Dec 9, 2012 - 04:05 pm .- By working to enrich their prayer lives, Catholics can grow closer to Christ and more deeply live out the Year of Faith, said the U.S. bishops' leader on matters of evangelization.
Nov 15, 2012 - 04:09 am .- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has approved a plan to draft an amended edition of the English-language Liturgy of the Hours for use in the United States.
Oct 16, 2012 - 12:36 am .- “Thou shalt not kill” is the message on yard signs being distributed to parishes in the Archdiocese of New Orleans this week.
Sep 6, 2012 - 04:01 am .- The Diocese of Charlotte is holding a Vigil for Liberty with Eucharistic adoration at St. Patrick Cathedral just a mile away from the Democratic National Convention.
Aug 14, 2012 - 11:37 am .- The Brazilian women's volleyball team, together with the entire coaching staff, knelt down together to pray an emotional “Our Father” after their gold medal victory at the London Olympic games.
Aug 9, 2012 - 02:10 am .- A constitutional amendment protecting Missouri residents’ right to pray in public passed by large margins in the Aug. 8 election.