Deacons and Mental Health

The headlines are disturbing: “Deaths by suicide reach ‘highest number ever recorded’; ideation likely higher, expert says.” And this: “Pope Francis laments the spiritual poverty in a culture that leads to teen suicides.” Yet there are hopeful headlines: “Dioceses... Read More

Being a Healthy Servant

“Do you know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?...

From God’s Heart to Ours

The interior life is centered in our hearts, where our deepest longing exists. Our heart’s deepest need is to...

How To Be a Bridge to Recovery and Sobriety

“I am new to the faith. I was afflicted with drug addiction for 10 years, but I’ve been sober...

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Getting Good Help

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Emily is a 32-year-old mother of three. She has been experiencing anxiety that is causing her to worry excessively... Read More

How to Evangelize in the Workplace

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Society’s emphasis on the separation of church from state has been grossly extrapolated to everything. The basic principle is... Read More




Striking a Healthy Balance

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The words “be aware but don’t despair” popped into my head several months ago as I was putting together... Read More

The Deacon Experience at the National Eucharistic Congress

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The National Eucharistic Congress stands as a pivotal event in the Catholic Church’s journey through a three-year Eucharistic revival.... Read More



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A Vehicle of Forgiveness

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The evangelizing witness of the deacon serves as an icon of mercy in the life of the Church. The... Read More

‘It Is Time for the Lord to Act!’

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Just before the blessing of the deacon to leave the sanctuary and go out before the Royal Doors at... Read More