We come in waves

0
I have long viewed the circle of life as waves rolling along in the middle of the ocean. When one wave passes, it is replaced...

The mission closest to the pope’s heart

For Divine Mercy Sunday this year, Pope Francis summoned the Missionaries of Mercy to Rome, as he did in 2016 and 2018. (We were...

The light beyond: Responding to the Face of God

0
A second-grader wailed in tears. What hurt more than the skinned knee was his friends laughing at him as well. Cardinal Van Thuan expressed it...

Dehumanizing one another

0
A female sharpshooter nicknamed “Lady Death” has recently become a Ukrainian folk hero for defiantly attacking Russian soldiers undercover. The young markswoman fought for several...

The Resurrection is everything

0
The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ is everything. Without the supernatural act of the Resurrection, Christianity simply makes no sense. All of our rituals,...

Father Stu Long, icon and ambassador of Divine Mercy

Thanks to Mark Wahlberg’s new movie Father Stu, the world outside of Helena, Mon., is being introduced to an extraordinary story of an ordinary...

This lovely lady gave me this old guitar

0
I have always loved the phrase, “Music is the lifeblood of existence.” Since I remember remembering, music has always touched my soul in a way...

Too many ‘Trails of Tears’

0
Throughout this Anchor edition are references to man’s great inhumanity to man. Father Buote’s Genocide II; the Knights of Columbus’ response to the Ukraine...

The tree is a lot like us

0
I often write about my affinity for birds, dogs, and just about any form of life surrounding we human beings. Nature is one of God’s...

Catholics and the Supreme Court

0
Ever since the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Court in 2020, there has been a bare majority (5-4) of practicing Catholics on...

Articles