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Praying the Way into Accepting the Gifts and Challenges of Aging

“(O)ne of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord teach us to pray …’.” (Luke 11:1)
All a person’s Catholic life, people are instructed on prayer, just as Jesus’ disciples asked him how to pray.

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With Good Information, People Can Protect Themselves Against Scams

Just as this story was being written, more than a few folks received an urgent email from Sister Grace Marie Mueller, SSND.

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Seniors Take Advantage of Pilgrimages to Holy Sites

From the time of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, people have been going on pilgrimages all over the globe for one reason or another.

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Bishop Braxton Reflects on Cardinal George

I join with my fellow Bishops in Illinois in mourning the death of His Eminence, Cardinal George.

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Deacon Charles Speaks, a Deacon for Almost 18 Years, Looks Forward to Many More

In 1997 13 men were ordained to the permanent diaconate by then Bishop Wilton D. Gregory (now archbishop in Atlanta, Ga.,) for the Diocese of Belleville. Charles Speaks was a member of that class.

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