Is Holiness Weird?

The lives of the saints are beautiful testimonies to the Catholic Faith. In fact, Pope Benedict XVI said that along with evangelizing power of beauty, the lives of the saints are the “true apology of Christian faith, the most convincing demonstration of its truth.” Immersing ourselves in the stories of our predecessors should remind us that holiness is possible and […]

Five Simple Ways Catholics Can Make a Difference

Photograph © by Andy Coan

“Think about the possibilities if we all made a sincere daily commitment, no matter how small, to make a positive difference in the lives of those around us.” Do we sometimes feel overwhelmed in the face of the relentless assault on the Church, our beliefs and our families by the media and modern culture?  Are we frustrated and angry over […]

What It Means to be a Champion…or a Saint

I remember when the Buckeyes won their last national championship. There was hoarseness the next day (it was QUITE a game) and there was ordering of shirts immediately. We were newlyweds, and we had a lot to celebrate. Our wedding, in fact, had something of a Buckeye theme. Both my husband and I, as former students and current alumni, have […]