If you’re ever called upon for a prayer or struggle finding words to express yourself in prayer, the Holy Father has you covered.
October 11, 2015
“Sacred Readings” The 22016 Guide to Daily Prayer” is a page-a-day, affordable paperback that eases users into reflecting on how they are following Jesus Christ in everyday life, challenges with thoughtful questions and prompts prayer to flow naturally.
Young and old may never have heard of Abraham Dee Bartlett, but his life story makes for a delightful children’s book.
“Catholics and Protestants together, who are shaped by the gospel values of the kingdom, are reminded in Francis that they have much more in common than whatever differences might have been important years ago.”
October 4, 2015
Newspaper op-ed columnist Caryn Sullivan tells inspiring stories — her own and those of others — injecting the wisdom that came from life events that “pummeled like a boxer in the ring,” absorbing the punches and moving forward to better.
October 2, 2015
St. Francis was born in Assisi, Umbria, Italy, in 1182 to Christian parents, his father, Pietro, and his mother, Pica. His baptismal name was Giovanni. After Pietro, a wealthy textile merchant, returned from a business trip to France, he added the name Francesco. Francesco was a fun-loving young lad, quite popular, and a troubadour. He and his many friends merrily romped about the countryside singing and enjoying each other’s company.