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The highspeed lane to holinessFather Roger J. Landry

In this month of November dedicated to a Church-wide meditation on the four last things and to the practical imperative to become holy, so that after death and judgment we might enter eternally into communion ...

Repairing the relationship between priests and bishops Father Roger J. Landry

On Oct. 19, the results of the National Survey of Catholic Priests were released by The Catholic Project and the Department of Sociology of the Catholic University of America. The National Survey, ...

Taking seriously attacks on churches and pro-life institutionsFather Roger J. Landry

On Sept. 6, the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI), a Washington DC-based think tank dedicated to achieving broad acceptance of religious liberty as a fundamental right across the globe, released a troubling ...

Lessons from the conversion of Shia LaBeouf Father Roger J. Landry

On Aug. 25, Bishop Robert Barron released a video interview with actor Shia LaBeouf, in which LaBeouf not only announced his conversion to the Catholic faith but rivetingly described the steps of what ...

A unique place for Eucharistic RevivalFather Roger J. Landry

The United States is blessed with many extraordinary Eucharistic shrines that can be fitting places of pilgrimage during the three-year national Eucharistic Revival just begun. I've had the privilege ...

St. John Vianney's pastoral plan for Eucharistic Revival Father Roger J. Landry

As Catholics in the United States enter more deeply into the three-year Eucharistic Revival inaugurated by the American bishops last month on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, there are many lessons and ...

Guarding sacramental integrity, church communion, and the salvation of souls Father Roger J. Landry

On May 20, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco sent a letter to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and a resident of the city, informing her that "you ...

The most beautiful church in the world Father Roger J. Landry

Pope Benedict XVI has often said that the most effective apologetic for Christianity are the lives of the saints and the art that the Church has grown in her womb. For that reason, the Church must always ...