Category: Food for Thought

  • Internet Prayer for Youth (St. Isidore Prayer)

    Internet Prayer for Youth (St. Isidore Prayer)

    Yes, internet users have a patron saint! So this internet prayer asks for the intercession of St. Isidore to keep us safe while using the internet.

  • 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (2023)

    2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A (2023)

    The Mass readings for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A inspire us to think about the call to holiness and the need to declare that Jesus has died for our redemption.

  • Surprise a Neighbor

    Surprise a Neighbor

    Today for your advent activity, why not surprise a neighbor by doing something unexpected? You never know when somebody might really need an act of kindness.

  • St. Charles Borromeo

    St. Charles Borromeo

    St. Charles Borromeo came from a wealthy family. He is known for his work implementing the reforms of the Council of Trent and creating seminaries to educate priests. He is also known for his care for the sick and dying during a plague.

  • Why Do Catholics Believe in Purgatory?

    Why Do Catholics Believe in Purgatory?

    Purgatory can be a topic of confusion for our young Catholics. If God forgives our sins, why do Catholics believe in Purgatory? The short answer is that our sins are like breaking a window. God forgives us for doing that, but the effect is still there. The window is still broken. Purgatory is where that effect is “fixed up”. 

  • Queenship of Mary

    Queenship of Mary

    This feast day celebrates the queenship of Mary. As the mother of Jesus Christ, the Lord of all creation, our Blessed Mother shares in his royal heritage. Mary’s queenship foreshadows the glory in heaven which awaits all of us who recognize her son as ruler of the universe.