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In the past Catholics didn’t think 
of marriage as a ‘vocation’ [CNS]

A great Catholic marriage revolution

Most people haven’t realised that the way Catholics speak about married life has changed dramatically. But after this October’s family synod they certainly will

Many exploring Catholicism find the doors of our churches closed to them (CNS)

Unlocking the secret to evangelisation

Your parish may have an impressive liturgy, solid teaching and an inspiring outreach to the poor, but still be missing something vital

Pope Francis greets the Pope Emeritus at Castel Gandolfo (CNS)

Change at the Vatican will follow as the Pontiff’s implements his vision of ‘a poor Church for the poor’

A man dives into the Irish Sea: ‘A common assumption about happiness is that it’s the same as pleasure... feel-good chemicals must be kept pumping through the body’

The secret of true happiness

Fr Christopher Jamison OSB says it is better to plan a happy death rather than trying to feel good all the time