Guest Bloggers

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The Atheist Filmmaker and the Shroud of Turin

David Rolfe is today one of the foremost British experts on the Turin Shroud. He is also one the most enthusiastic proponents of the Shroud’s authenticity. That mysterious cloth has not only become part of his life: it changed it. In 1976, Rolfe...

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Alyssa Milano, We’re Praying for You

Actress Alyssa Milano claims she has no regrets whatsoever about two abortions she had in 1993. No one can insist there’s really anything different in her heart and head, but what she’s just boasted about is contrary to decades of research...

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Listening In: 5 Stories That Lit Up the Internet This Week

5. Cardinal Raymond Burke marks the 4th apparition of Fatima on its 102nd anniversary! Located just about an hour west of Manhattan is the Blue Army Shrine, home to Our Lady's Blue Army Worldwide Apostolate. His Eminence, Cardinal Burke...

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A Spirit of Power and Love

And now I am no more in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are one. While I was with them, I kept them in your name, which...

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Catholic Couple Bring Handcrafted Italian Cuisine to the U.S.

As patrons stroll into the front terrace and the indoors dining areas of Girasole restaurant in The Plains, Virginia, what will capture their attention are the numerous colorful flowers, the polished floors and the overhead beams. And Catholics...

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In Season and Out of Season, Share the Faith

A recent article in a Catholic publication explored the obstacles to the Christian conversion of a certain prominent journalist, a secular Jew, who is obviously a “seeker.” The would-be convert himself lists “walls,” or barriers erected by...

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Providential Design and Disruption at the JPII Institute

May 13, 1981, is a day remembered in Church history and world history: Pope John Paul II was shot by a professional shooter and killer, Mehmet Ali Agca. Agca had shot twice with his 9mm Browning, and he was convinced he had hit the target....

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If God Needs Nothing, Why Does He Ask For So Much?

Mark 12:30 (RSV) and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. Our friends, the atheists, frequently contend that this is a colossal case of cosmic...

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4 Non-Catholics Who Encountered Jesus Through Mary

The song “Once in love with Amy, always in love with Amy” appears to express the same sentiments of these non-Catholic converts who experienced a profound presence of Our Lady in their faith journey. Their theme song could very well be “Once in...