With Mass attendance on the decline, what steps can be taken at the parish level to ensure that those who are distanced from the Church feel welcome and confident as they make the first steps to rejoining a parish community?
Professor Vincent Rougeau describes the tensions experienced by Catholic Americans as a result of the support and opposition encountered in various other religious and political voices.
On the Feast of Corpus Christi in 2010, Fr James Crampsey SJ preached on what mission means today, in the context of the feeding of the five thousand and its place in Luke's Gospel.
Gemma Simmonds CJ looks at the life and writings of a woman of 'heroic virtue' who wanted to secure a better role for women in the Church and in society, and at how this struggle continues today.
During Advent, we begin to contemplate how we respond in our daily lives to God’s gift of himself to the world. How, why and what do we give?
Keith McMillan SJ introduces us to a way of helping those in business to bring the values of their faith to their professional life. How can one be a good Christian and a successful business leader?
This week, the Anglican Centre in Rome has hosted a course on what might be considered a surprising topic in that setting: the spirituality of St Ignatius. In an interview for Vatican Radio, Philippa Hitchen asked the two men behind this course, Rev David Richardson and Fr Gerry Whelan SJ, about how they were hoping to enrich the spiritual lives of the participants by giving them an introduction to the Spiritual Exercises and the work of the Jesuits.
Sr Janet Fearns explains the value of the tour of the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux in 2009 as an opportunity for evangelisation. How did St Thérèse enable the many thousands of people who queued to venerate her relics to become missionaries?
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