How to Prepare for the Virtual Mass as a Family

How to Prepare for the Virtual Mass as a Family

By: MaryBeth Eberhard As Catholics around the world move to celebrate mass virtually during this unusual health crisis,  many families are seeking ways to bring the sacred into the home. As a mom of many, the challenge of gathering everyone in one room on their best...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, March 29, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, March 29, 2020

The Fifth Sunday of Lent Readings: Ezekiel 37:12–14Psalm 130:1–8Romans 8:8–11John 11:1–45 As we draw near to the end of Lent, today’s Gospel clearly has Jesus’ passion and death in view. That’s why John gives us the detail about Lazarus’ sister, Mary—that she is the...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, March 22, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Fourth Sunday of Lent Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1, 6–7, 10–13Psalm 23:1–6Ephesians 5:8–14John 9:1–41 God’s ways of seeing are not our ways, we hear in today’s First Reading. Jesus illustrates this in the Gospel—as the blind man comes to see and the Pharisees are made...
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Face Forward Service Awards

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Face Forward Service Awards

You Asked, We Listened The Service Awards deadline has been extended to Wednesday, April 15th! For the 8th consecutive year, the Office of Vocations and Face Forward are offering two $500 Service Awards. Two students in the Columbus Diocese in grades 8-12 will be...
Six Prayers for Trying Times

Six Prayers for Trying Times

During these trying times, with the worldwide outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we provide prayers below. Pope Francis encourages us, “Let us call upon him today, firmly rooted in prayer, for without prayer all our activity risks being fruitless and our message...