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Paul Moore: Threads of connection

"When I hold my rosary . . . I sense a cord of connection to Our Lord and Our Lady," writes columnist Paul Thomas Moore.

In My Father’s House / By Paul Thomas Moore Every day I hold on to my health, my happiness, my marriage, my peace of mind, my finances, by the slenderest of threads. There’s no particular matter of concern for me in any of these areas right now, today. It’s just that life has taught me that […]

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Katie Faley: Marveling at glimpses of God’s majestic beauty in a spring garden

Tulips bloom outside St. Hyacinth Church in LaSalle. Columnist Katie Faley says "when the tulips, lilies, and daffodils pop up on their own around Easter . . . it's an easy reminder that, with Jesus, we die and rise with new life." (The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody)

Cause of Our Joy / By Katie Faley The sunny days we have had these last few weeks have me feeling ready to shake off the winter blues. As ambivalent as I can feel about winter when it lingers around a little too long, I am very thankful that I live in an area with […]

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Paul Moore: Now is always the time of St. Joseph and his silent support

A woman lights a votive candle Oct. 2 at St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal. Founded by St. André Bessette, a member of the Congregation of the Holy Cross who was canonized in 2010, St. Joseph's Oratory is the world's largest shrine dedicated to St. Joseph and Canada's largest Catholic church building. The candles spell, in French, “St. Joseph, Patron of the Church.” (CNS/Gregory A. Shemitz)

In My Father’s House / By Paul Thomas Moore My ears pricked up at the sound of my name. “Did you hear that, Paul? “‘Now is the time of St. Joseph,’” said our parish director of faith formation, Ileen Grebner. I’d been half-listening while gazing out the window. Now a memory flashed of long-ago teachers […]

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Paul Moore: Bathing today’s issues in the light of Christ to offer rays of hope

In My Father’s House / Paul Thomas Moore I’ve been blessed to have written just over 60 columns for The Catholic Post. I receive cards, letters, and emails from readers on a regular basis. Surprisingly, I’ve never actually received anything negative. Occasionally, the thought has crossed my mind I must be doing something wrong. However, […]

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Katie Faley: Grateful for the 100-year life and wisdom of my Grandpa Faley

Catholic Post columnist Katie Faley is pictured with her grandfather, Mike Faley. Mr. Faley died on Feb. 14, 2021, at the age of 100. (Provided photo)

Cause of Our Joy / Katie Faley My grandfather, Mike Faley, lived 100 years before peacefully passing away this past Valentine’s Day. When my grandmother died in 2004, Grandpa started coming to my family’s home for dinner every night, eventually moving in last year. I got a front row seat to the vast wisdom of […]

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