Archive for May 9, 2021

Mosaic of Our Lady of Guadalupe inside Christ Cathedral in Orange, California?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Mother’s Day: 12 Catholic Quotes on the Beauty of Motherhood

On Mother’s Day, Catholics recognize two important figures: our mother, and Mary, Mother of God. In celebration of all that... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic school district in Canada mandates LGBT Pride Month awareness, staff training

While a Catholic school district in Ontario failed to pass a proposal to fly the rainbow-colored LGBT Pride Flag outside... Read more

The McGarrity family (L to R) Jeffrey, Augustine, Sonia, Charlotte, Jeff, RoseMarie, Cecilia, Sean, Brendan, Thomas. Photo courtesy of Patrick Sola.?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

Just 'do the next thing': How one Colorado couple is raising four children with Down syndrome

Many things in the McGarrity household start early, including preparations for Mother’s Day. Sonia McGarrity has eight children, ranging in... Read more

Rosario Livatino.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Rosario Livatino beatified in Sicily, honored as ‘martyr of justice and faith’

Blessed Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge brutally killed by the mafia in 1990, was beatified Sunday in the Cathedral of... Read more

Pope Francis waves during Regina Coeli address on May 2, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: To love like Christ means saying ‘no’ to love of money, vanity, power

"To love as Jesus means ... detaching ourselves from our own human certainties, from earthly comforts, in order to open... Read more