Here at The Pillar, we wondered why some Catholic prayers have more than one version — and we wondered what some prayer phrases mean in the first place. So with help from some liturgical research, and an assist from Msgr. Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington, we bring you answers to the most pressing Catholic prayer questions you never knew you had.
Philosophy professor Dr. William Frank does not actively search for beauty, yet he finds it all around him in nature. Learn more about how his hobby draws him to beauty.
With their hospital destroyed and their sisters unable to travel amidst the turmoil and debris of a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady will face new obstacles in providing health care in a country where medical resources were already scarce.
“Father Aloysius Ezoenyeka didn’t know how long he had been unconscious. A gentle slapping on his face stirred him, and his eyelids flicked open to an African hospital room filled with people clapping and cheering.”