Is Cremation Allowed?

For centuries, it was absolutely against Catholic law for someone to be cremated. Why was this, and what changed the Church’s stance today?

Death Is Always Tragic

No matter the age, there is always something tragic about death


Even when death is all around us, Jesus reminds us that we have no reason to fear

Harry Potter, Death, and the Christian Experience

Is Harry Potter subtly Christian? No… It’s overtly Christian.

No Matter the Age

It’s not a matter of “young” or “old,” but really a matter of how we all deal with loss

What a Dying Man Who Didn’t Say a Word Taught Me

As a part of our priestly formation at Catholic University, each student is required to take what is called “Basic Supervised Ministry,” an intense, year-long course combining ministry experience and academic reflection. For most of us, that means… Read More