The fierce devotion that many Catholics have to Our Lady can seem over the top to those outside the Faith. I couldn't understand their devotion until I witnessed a Marian procession in Malta that shifted something in my heart.
The most important way to sanctify your home is to sanctify yourself! To live a holy life. But these Catholic customs can also help us to make our home or personal room a place of holiness and peace.
To truly experience Lourdes is to experience the love of Christ. Seeing the volunteers serve the disabled is to see Him at work in them.
What kind of woman would sacrifice everything - including eventually her life - to aid Catholic priests during the English Reformation?
Far from being just escapism, the Lord of the Rings has much to tell us about the power of stories, the fight of good against evil, and how the deeds of ordinary people can have profound consequences.
Mass can be intimidating for people not used to it. So is it really the best way to introduce your non-Catholic friends to Catholicism?