Finding God in all things — even coffee

Any Yelp-savvy person looking for a coffee shop in the midst of the University of Southern California’s surrounding urban streets may be lured by extensive positive reviews and a four-and-a-half star-rating to a little café dozens of reviewers call “an oasis.” Located behind St. Agnes Korean Catholic Church, the Ignatius Café is very easy to… Continue reading Finding God in all things — even coffee

Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Young Catholics are leaving the faith at an early age – sometimes before the age of 10 – and their reasons are deeper than being “bored at Mass,” the author of a recent report claims. “Those that are leaving for no religion – and a pretty big component of them saying they are atheist or… Continue reading Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Pope to members of the Neocatechumenal Way: The devil cannot compete against the humble power of prayer and the Sacraments

On Friday, Pope Francis met with members of the Neocatechumenal Way at the Vatican’s Paul VI hall where he spoke to them about Christian solidarity, how to engage the world, and the ‘essential mission’ of the Church; Evangelization. Addressing them, he told them that the Church is not “an organization that seeks followers” or a… Continue reading Pope to members of the Neocatechumenal Way: The devil cannot compete against the humble power of prayer and the Sacraments

Cardinal O'Malley to families: Want to evangelize? You'd better have these two qualities

As thousands of Catholics descended upon Philadelphia to hear talks about family and faith, Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley had a message for them: Don’t be a party pooper. “Beauty and joy are the most powerful tools that we have to evangelize,” Cardinal O’Malley said during a September 25 keynote address at the World Meeting of… Continue reading Cardinal O'Malley to families: Want to evangelize? You'd better have these two qualities