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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.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: The Temptation of Christ
Jesus understands what it's like to experience temptation, and he shows us how to meet the challenge head-on, says seminarian Austin Robuck of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in this reflection on the Gospel for the First Sunday of Lent.
Lent in the words of teens
Several students at Conwell-Egan Catholic High School will look to prayer, self-examination and spiritual reading as ways of growing closer to Christ during this 40-day season.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Lent and Forty Days for Life
Through Forty Days for Life, a global grassroots campaign, Lenten prayer, fasting and witness can build a world that welcomes the unborn and upholds human dignity.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: The Lord of laughter
Does God have a sense of humor? Oblate Father Thomas Dailey shares how laughter helps to spread the good news of the Gospel, while deepening relationships and making life's journey easier.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: A safe haven from pornography
Archbishop Charles Chaput discusses a new initiative to protect families from pornography, and shares the Catholic faith's call to mercy and healing for those struggling with sexual addiction.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: From social webs to real communities
The internet can both connect us to others and ensnare us in self-isolation. Father Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S. shares his thoughts on how we can build authentic networks in cyberspace and, above all, in person.
March for Life: Voices from Philadelphia
Several Philadelphia-area participants -- including teens, parents, religious and a pro-life feminist -- shared their reasons for attending the 2019 March for Life.
Inside CatholicPhilly.com: Love conquers racism
All are made in the image and likeness of God, so why do we too often close our hearts to those whose skin color differs from our own? Father Arthur Purcaro, O.S.A. of Villanova University shares his insights on how love conquers racism.