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Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Youth and Liturgy
How can the Catholic faith, and the Mass in particular, engage today's youth? Oblate Father Thomas Dailey shares how even in a digitally distracted age, teens and young adults encounter God in the liturgy.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday puts Christians in the heart of the action, as Jesus enters Jerusalem to redeem us through his death and resurrection. Seminarian John Paul Heisler of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary shares how our annual remembrance of Christ's passion is new and lifegiving over two thousand years later.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: A Woman Caught in Adultery
Like the woman caught in adultery, we stand before God utterly vulnerable in our sinfulness. Seminarian Mark Tobin of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary shares how Christ restores us through his merciful love, and frees us to share that same compassion with others.
Eucharistic adoration in the words of teens
Several students at Lansdale Catholic High School share their thoughts on the time they spend with Christ in the Blessed Sacrament.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: The Parable of the Prodigal Son
"Having it all" in the worldly sense leaves us with nothing, as the prodigal son learned the hard way. Seminarian Wesly Taveras Medina of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary shares how the radical love of God satisfies our deepest needs.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Home runs and holiness
What do God and grand slams have in common? Quite a lot, according to Oblate Father (and avid baseball fan) Thomas Dailey, who shares how the divine can be found on the baseball diamond.
Inside Catholic Philly.com: The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree
When he cursed a barren fig tree, Christ reminded us that our time is short, and that we miss out on true growth by choosing to stagnate in sin. Seminarian Steven DiMassimo from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary shares how we can move from frustration to freedom and fruitfulness.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Rice Bowl, sharing the world’s table with all
The Lenten tradition, sponsored by Catholic Relief Services, does much more than collect spare change for the hungry. Anne Ayella describes how the Rice Bowl initiative radically connects individuals across the globe in a journey towards sustenance and solidarity.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: The Transfiguration of Christ
Can modern eyes (and hearts) blinded by digital-age special effects take in Christ's glory? Seminarian Kenneth Cavara from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary shares how we can reclaim our sense of wonder in God's holy presence.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Fasting and why it’s good for you
Denying ourselves is difficult, especially in a culture of all-you-can-eat buffets. Oblate Father Thomas Dailey shares how fasting works (hint: it's not about "gaming the Lenten system"), and what fruits this discipline can bring to our lives.