• Is the apocalypse coming? Let God worry about it

    Is the apocalypse coming? Let God worry about it

    • Jan 3, 2017

    Some Catholics these days are convinced that a great Divine Judgment is right around the corner. Faced with speculation, what to do? Probably the best approach is to live local and love local, do the best we can … and let God be in charge of the big stuff.

  • Focus on divine mercy would make for better politics

    Focus on divine mercy would make for better politics

    • Oct 7, 2016

    The day after Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate was the feast of St. Faustina Kowalska, the apostle of divine mercy. Rather than doubling down on promoting one campaign or another and adding to the anger and noise, a prayerful focus on Divine Mercy might just make for a more merciful politics in 2016.

  • Francis delivers homage to John Paul II with morning of mercy

    Francis delivers homage to John Paul II with morning of mercy

    • Jul 30, 2016

    With a visit Saturday morning to the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki and then a Mass at Krakow’s sprawling Sanctuary of St. John Paul II, Pope Francis paid homage to his storied predecessor Saturday morning and to St. Faustina Kowalska, whose legacies hang over his Year of Mercy.