Tuesday, April 19, 2022

For the first 1,000 years of Christianity, the Church remained essentially united throughout the Eastern and Western parts of the Roman Empire. However, by the middle of the 11th century,… Read More

Thursday, April 14, 2022

The beauty of the universality of the Church is that people around the world celebrate the holiest days of the year with rich traditions that stem from a society steeped… Read More

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. It is the principal Christian celebration. It can be easy to over sentimentalize.

Thursday, April 07, 2022

It would be a mistake to write off all movies that deal with the biblical story of salvation and related narratives as unwatchable rubbish. In doing so, you’d actually be… Read More

Thursday, April 07, 2022
The windows of St. Isabella

The windows of St. Isabella Catholic Church in Terra Linda in Marin County form a series of meditations from Palm Sunday to the Ascension.

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

Juliette Totah, now 93 and living at St. Anne’s Home in San Francisco, was born in the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah. Like other Arab-speaking Catholics, her Easter memories… Read More

Thursday, March 31, 2022
LENT: Drawn by Faith

The parking lot of Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Daly City is now something of a permanent gallery for the artwork of priest-in-residence Father Rey Culaba.

Thursday, March 03, 2022
St. Pius stained glass
memorializes decree allowing children to receive Eucharist

One of three large, impressive windows in the church, the window of Pope St. Pius X was designed by G. Stephen Walsh Studios in Dublin, Ireland. Handwritten letters between George… Read More

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
“Lord save us, or we perish.”

Jesus sent his disciples before him across the Sea of Galilee. That evening, the boat carrying the apostles was tossed about by wind and waves. Just before dawn, Jesus appeared… Read More

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Peter Jackson, Tolkien and the transcendental truths of ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Twenty years ago, Peter Jackson wowed moviegoers around the world with his adaptation of the first installment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved Lord of the Rings trilogy, “The Fellowship of the… Read More