"Not to enable the poor to share in our goods is to steal from them and deprive them of life. The goods we possess are not ours, but theirs." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, No. 2446) For 40 days each year, we come together to share in the penitential acts of the Lenten season. During this time we are called to a true conversion of heart as ...
The news is full of stories of conflict, poverty, and destruction. For most of us, these stories cause a moment or a day of sadness or concern. Maybe we even offer a prayer for those impacted by the ... Read More
Seminarians who come to study at the St. Joseph Freinademetz House of Philosophy in northern Ghana find themselves strangers in their new neighborhood. The St. Freinademetz Formation House is located in Malshegu, a ... Read More
On March 14th, an intense cyclone made landfall in Mozambique, right near the port city of Beira, a town of about 500,000 people. Over the next few days, this storm dumped catastrophic amounts of water on the area, ... Read More