From the Bishops

The collapse of our country: the antidote

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Beneath the soil of every continent lie buried the ruins of fallen civilizations. The Sumerians, Akkadians, Mayans, Assyrians, Babylonians,... (Read more)
Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher who lived four centuries before Christ, proposed the scientific theory of horror vacui. Based on his... (Read more)
The November General Assembly of Bishops in Baltimore was a difficult but perhaps unavoidable experience for us to move forward as a Church. I was... (Read more)

The suffering Church and the third day

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

On the Mediterranean coast, half way between modern Tel Aviv to the north and Haifa to the south, stand the ruins of Caesarea Maritima, the... (Read more)

Ghosts and life after death

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

One of the most famous figures of all English literature is the ghost of Hamlet’s father. Three times he appears in Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy... (Read more)
Researchers claim that an average person needs less than 30 seconds to appraise someone at a first encounter. Even before the individual speaks,... (Read more)
Basic to the American dream is the search for freedom. In the 17th century, Europeans facing persecution for their beliefs fled to America. Since... (Read more)
Alfred E. Smith, a devout Catholic, was elected four times as governor of New York. However, the announcement of his candidacy for president... (Read more)

New men for this new moment

By Archbishop José H. Gomez

This weekend I will ordain nine fine men to the priesthood. For these past eight years, God has been blessing the family of God here in Los... (Read more)

Political engagement and the Holy Spirit

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Since 2010, world leaders, movie stars, CEOs, artists, and political activists have been meeting annually in New York for the Women in the World... (Read more)