uplifting

Fr. Barron – A Persecuted Church and Its Heroes

"The Stoning of St. Stephen" by Giacinto Gimignani

Well, a recent survey should give Christians around the world an uplift because… Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s commentary on “A Persecuted Church and Its Heroes”. Father Barron can be found on the Internet at: Word On Fire CATHOLICISM Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family […]

Imagining Jesus as a bartender – and other egregious effects of bad music

A few weeks ago, my husband and I visited a Catholic church that had the most gorgeous pipe organ. We were all set to enjoy some fine sacred music during Mass, but for some reason, most of the hymns were accompanied by the tawdry tinkling of a piano. Now please don’t misunderstand me. Pianos are fine in secular settings, but […]