June 3, 2018

Brendan Pearl believes the manner in which he received Dominik Pettey's memorial card was an act of God.


It was Nov. 1, 2014, at 2 a.m. A disabled car filled with teenagers was parked by the side of a highway in Bethesda, Maryland, when it was rammed by an SUV that had...

June 2, 2018

Q: “I heard that Catholics aren’t allowed to be cremated, but I kind of think that I would like to be cremated rather than just buried when I die. Can I be a faithful Catholic and be cremated?”

A: Really interesting question. Your question reflects the thoughts of many...

June 2, 2018

Q: There is a teacher at my Catholic school who just died.  He was so young and all of us students loved him so much. We all miss him so much.  I am beginning to doubt my faith in all of this.  What can I do?

A: Thank you so much for writing and asking this qu...

What Helped You in a Time of Grief?

Now that I’m getting to a more-healed place in my grief journey, I can look back on this year (the anniversary of my husband’s death is this Saturday) with a wider scope and see things clearer than I did at the time. I share this part...

May 20, 2018

The term ‘indulgences’ refers to specific prayers and actions, permeated with a spirit of penance, that are a channel of God’s healing grace. Once a person has repented of his sins and received forgiveness from Christ through the Sacrament of Reconciliation, indulgence...

March 23, 2018

The writings and mystical experiences of the saints encourage us to sincerely repent of our sins and to do penance in this life so that we can limit or avoid purgatory altogether.

Original Source: The Four Last Things: Good Catholic Digital Content Series

Despite a great...