February 11, 2016

In pastoral, Bishop Rozanski urges Catholics to walk ‘beyond parish boundaries’

Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski issued an invitation and a challenge in his new pastoral letter, “The Wideness of God’s Mercy.”
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Franciscan University: Fertile Soil for the Faith

Pre-theologate students at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, gather for evening prayer in this 2009 file photo. (CNS file photo)When I was a student at Franciscan University, I remember hanging out with my brother’s roommate, Father Michael Gaitley (best-selling author and national speaker), playing intramural volleyball with Jason Evert (author
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Mount St. Joseph seeks to restore order to wrestling world

Come the evening of Feb. 13, Mount St. Joseph would dearly love to have order restored to the high school wrestling world.
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Our Back Pages: Touting marriage in the 1890s

Unless a man and woman are willing to give up their individuality for one another in marriage, Father Rooker said, they have no right to marry
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God’s power exceeds our willpower

God doesn’t measure us by our failure. God measures us by our efforts to pick ourselves up and do better. God is the God of second chances, the God of new resolutions, the God for whom each day is a new day, a first day for the rest of our lives
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Movie Review: ‘Hail, Caesar!’

The film contains a complex treatment of religious themes, including some irreverent humor, comic references to homosexuality, as well as a couple of uses of profanity and of crass language.
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