Sacraments

The Only One to Change Is Ourselves

When I was at St. Mary’s in Stamford, which is a mostly-Hispanic parish, there used to be a running joke among the priests that all Hispanic women’s confessions began the same way: “Oh Padre, tengo problemas con mi esposo!” (“Oh, Father, I have many problems with my husband!”) And then they would proceed to tell …

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Ascension Launches New Program to Engage Catholics and Encourage Evangelization in 2019 and Beyond

“The 99” is a three-part system for evangelization aimed at kick-starting a renewal within parish walls and beyond. West Chester, PA, June 24, 2019 – Ascension has launched a new system for evangelization called The 99 to engage Catholics and encourage them to evangelize the Church, their communities, and the culture. The system is made up of three parts, each …

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Marriage: God First, Spouse Second, Children Third

Marriage is a hot-button topic these days. The definition of marriage is challenged all around us, and the nuclear family is attacked by the secularized world. As the Humanae Vitae 2018 Symposium held at the University of America recently confirmed, the nuclear family is in danger. Yet, it is vitally important to the common good …

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Groundbreaking Confirmation Program Celebrates 5th Anniversary, Half a Million Teens’ Lives Touched

Carrie Kline: Ascension’s Chosen Program Has Formed Over Half a Million Teens and Looks Towards Bright Future Ahead of 5th Anniversary of the Program West Chester, PA, May 21, 2019 – More than half a million teens have gone through Ascension’s Chosen program, and ahead of the 5th anniversary of the Confirmation program, Ascension and …

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