The feast of the Holy Family is appropriately placed on the liturgical calendar linking the Incarnation of Jesus to the human family who loved and taught him.
Today we will combine Lectio Divina and Visio Divina by starting with Scripture and then turning it into art.
Maria Frances Cabrini was the youngest of 13 children born in 1850 in a small village.
Teresa was ultimately guided by her literal burning love for God, and she paved her own way.
I say that I believe in God, but then I don’t always live the way I should live as a disciple of Jesus.
Have you ever been asked why we, as Catholics, place so much emphasis on praying for the dead?
Bishop Joe Vásquez blessed the new sanctuary of Santa Barbara Parish in Austin on June 17.
Art plays an integral role in the architecture at Emmaus Catholic Church and reminds us that art and architecture enhances worship in sacred spaces.
As early as 1730, Catholic worship was present in what became the Diocese of Austin more than 200 years later.
There are three things you can do to help encourage vocations: pray, join, and observe and encourage.
St. Boniface knew he wanted to be a missionary when he was only five years old.
Mary House Catholic Worker of Austin founder Lynn Goodman-Strauss retires after 32 years of service.
Sacred Heart Parish in Waco is one of the five designated pilgrimage sites in the Diocese of Austin.
Spiritual direction helps us develop a closer relationship with God and better discern his movements in our lives.
The first step to evangelizing others is to allow ourselves to be evangelized.
The saint behind saints, John of Ávila is the little-known influence behind Spanish mystics such as Teresa of Ávila.
It seems to me that it is one of my more serious faults. What do I do?
For Father Payden Blevins, the Catholic Services Appeal is a once-a-year opportunity to show his parishioners how they are connected to their local church.
Benedetta died on March 21, 1858, but her example of courage and fidelity to God’s will live on.
Its roots are in the Ten Commandments, which are an example of divine law.
Holiness represents the culmination of little daily decisions, actions, virtues and surrenders.
Visiting the imprisoned might seem, at first glance, a work of mercy that’s out of reach for most families.
I am composing these words on October 11, 2022, which is the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council.