The Love of My Life — A Sign of Hope

By Charlie Johnston It was St. Augustine’s Confessions that sparked my conversion to Catholicism nearly three decades ago. In the summer of 1990 I had spent a lot of time reading Reformation-era thinkers; Erasmus, John Donne, St. John of the Cross and Martin Luther, even excerpts from King Henry VIII’s defense of Catholicism written just […]…

Remembering 9/11/2001

As we remember all those who lost their lives or their loved ones, the first responders, the selfless actions of courageous individuals and the unpredictability of life, we turn to God in prayer. I remember how full the churches were at that time. We seem to have forgotten our dependence on God in the passage…

“What Will the Future Church Look Like?”

“From the crisis of today a new Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much! She will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning…. But in all [this] … the Church will find her essence afresh and with full conviction in that which was always at…