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You Did WHAT on the Interstate???

You Did WHAT on the Interstate???

It was only supposed to be an eight hour trip, honest! Sr. Madonna and I had started the day with Mass and our Hour of Adoration at St. John Neumann Church in St. Charles, Illinois. At approximately 10 a.m. on Friday, May 30th, we then headed for Canfield, Ohio, where our brothers and priests of the Society of St. Paul would host us at the "half-way" point on our trip to Boston, our final destination (which would require another day of travel).The sun was shining, all systems go! This would be a...
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In the Eucharist Jesus Gave Us His Embrace

In the Eucharist Jesus Gave Us His Embrace

Are there days when the problems and the pain are so great you just “check out”? Maybe you go through the motions, even with a smile on your face, but inside you are numb? Perhaps you think, “I don’t want to be (a mother, a doctor, a nurse,  a teacher…) anymore. I could walk out on my job or my family or my friends today and not feel anything…. I’ll stay because I care, but I just don’t have anything left in me to give.” These moments, if we’re honest, have probably come to all of us. ...
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We Are Called To Nourish One Another

We Are Called To Nourish One Another

For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him. Just as the living Father sent me, and I have life because of the Father, so also the one who feeds on me will have life because of me” (John 6:56-57). The Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) invites us to pause and reflect upon the gift of the Eucharist in our own lives. Our reception of the Eucharistic bread and wine is not a &ldqu...
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Why Not Contraception?

Why Not Contraception?

VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, talks about what the deeper meaning of sex, of love, and why ultimately contraception does not lead to happiness. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of his own experience and Saint John Paul II's theology of the body. 
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The True Meaning of Sex

The True Meaning of Sex

VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, talks about issues of sexuality and sexual identity. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of Saint John Paul II's theology of the body  
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5 Tips for a Successful Relationship

5 Tips for a Successful Relationship

VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, shares tips and ideas on five things every couple can do to make their relationships more successful. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of his own experience and Saint John Paul II's theology of the body.
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How to Make Your Marriage Last

How to Make Your Marriage Last

VIDEO: Marcel Lejeune, in the video below, talks about what it takes to make a marriage work. Lejeune works in campus ministry at Texas A&M and reflects on this topic in the light of his own experience and Saint John Paul II's theology of the body. 
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New Pauline Book Explores Contraception and Catholicism ...A Hard Pill to Swallow?

New Pauline Book Explores Contraception and Catholicism ...A Hard Pill to Swallow?

November 15, 2013 (Boston) — Pauline Books & Media is proud to announce the release of Contraception and Catholicism: What the Church Teaches and Why, by Angela Franks, PhD.In this new publication, Franks tackles perhaps the most widely misunderstood Catholic Church teaching of all: contraception. Franks knows firsthand the confusions and objections that arise in response to this controversial subject matter, since as a young Catholic she also questioned the Church’s stance on contraceptio...
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Best-Selling Author J. Brian Bransfield Publishes Third Title With Pauline Books & Media

Best-Selling Author J. Brian Bransfield Publishes Third Title With Pauline Books & Media

September 1, 2013 (Boston) — Pauline Books & Media is pleased to announce the release of Meeting Jesus Christ: Meditations on the Word by Reverend Monsignor J. Brian Bransfield, author of the best-selling The Human Person: According to John Paul II (Pauline Books & Media, 2010) and Living the Beatitudes: A Journey to Life in Christ (Pauline Books & Media, 2011).Monsignor J. Brian Bransfield is a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who serves as the Associate General Secretary ...
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