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Mothers are God’s unique gift to us Print
Seeing with Jesus' Eyes

I treasure the time when I treated my mother to lunch at Sunshine restaurant in Dubuque, Iowa.

She went around the crowded restaurant pointing to me and proudly telling complete strangers, "That's my son. He is a priest."

Being shy, this made me somewhat nervous. "What if he or she is not a Catholic or is an atheist?" I wondered.

Christian martyrs and the case for reason Print
Word on Fire

There were more Christian martyrs in the 20th century than in all of the previous 19 centuries combined. Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, and many of their lesser-known totalitarian colleagues put millions of Christians to death for their faith in that terrible 100-year period.

Be still and know that He is God Print
Everyday Faith

Everyday Faith column by Julianne Nornberg

God gave me an unexpected forced retreat last month, a literal message to "slow down."

I was on my way to an indoor water park, traveling a few cars behind my children's school bus in order to help chaperone at the park.

It was the day of a spring snow storm, and I hit an icy patch and started sliding off the road.