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Pope's Video for Holy Week 2020: ‘In the Risen Jesus, Life Conquered Death’

By Catholic News Agency | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Friday sent a video message to Catholics around the world, urging them amid the global coronavirus pandemic to hope, solidarity with those...

Coronavirus Update: What Every Catholic Needs to Know

By Coronavirus Update | Updated April 4 at 11:50 a.m. Eastern. Prayer April 3: Priests and Bishops to Offer 40 Hours of Eucharistic Adoration Via Facebook Live (Mary Farrow/CNA) April 3: St. Roch, Patron of Plague and...

More People are Turning to Prayer

By Patty Knap | We could all use a little good news right now. With many people questioning whether the coronavirus could be a form of chastisement, a ‘warning” of some kind to bring our lives and our country back to God, a new...

This is a Time for Miracles

By Fr. Michael P. Orsi | In a recent gospel reading Jesus gives sight to a man born blind by mixing spittle with dirt and rubbing the mud thus created on the fellow’s eyes. This passage from the...

Our Lady of America Warned Us

By Joseph Pronechen | Our Lady of Fatima cautioned us and gave remedies. So did Our Lady of Akita. So did Our Lady of America. But instead, the heedless world has been in the hot pursuit of what Cardinal Arinze pointed out as...

9 Things You Need to Know About Palm (Passion) Sunday

By Jimmy Akin | Palm Sunday — or is it Passion Sunday? — marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day commemorates not one but two very significant events in the life of Christ. Here are 9 things you need to know.   1. What is...

Holy Week is Upon Us, and I Have Coronavirus

By Deacon Steven D. Greydanus | When the nurse practitioner said, “Your test was positive,” I almost involuntarily burst out, “Oh, thank goodness.” I had been fearing a negative result for days. I wouldn’t have trusted it, for...

Watch Today’s Mass from EWTN

By Daily Mass | During this time, especially during the Lenten season, we wanted to remind you that EWTN broadcasts the daily Mass live at 8 a.m. Eastern from Our Lady of the Angels Chapel on the EWTN campus in Irondale,...

Coronavirus and the Politicizing of Vaccine Research

By Elizabeth McClung | During these surreal times, the strength and resiliency of Americans in every sector shines. The working mother who has adjusted to a new normal juggling working from home...

Holy Week Forecast: Easter Morning Will Dawn

By Emily Stimpson Chapman | Holy Week is not holy because of the palms Catholics wave on Palm Sunday. Nor is it holy because of the songs we sing on Holy Thursday, the quiet we keep on Good...