What is a Saint, and Who Goes to Heaven?

This past weekend, the Catholic Church enjoyed a rare celebration of the canonization of two of it's former leaders, John XXIII┬á(pictured) and John Paul II. In the ceremony, both men were recognized and publicly proclaimed as saints.We understand that sainthood for an individual bestows upon them some special designation and title, but do you really … Continue reading What is a Saint, and Who Goes to Heaven?

Pray for peace

Forgiveness, dialogue, reconciliation.Today, Pope Francis called on all Catholics, in fact all people interested in peace, to pray for Syria in the wake of the terrible atrocities and death that have visited this cradle of Christianity and which threaten to explode even further in the coming days and weeks.Those three words: forgiveness, dialogue, and reconciliation … Continue reading Pray for peace