Entries by Angela Sealana

Why Purgatory?

For Catholics, the liturgical year is divided up into seasons and feast days. The seasons focus on God’s plan of salvation as revealed in the life of Christ, and the feast days are celebrations of the powerful presence of God in the lives of his witnesses. We began November with All Saints Day on November […]

Assisi, Italy – Birthplace of St. Francis & St. Clare

Mary Jane Fox and Robert Rodriguez invite you to travel to Assisi, Italy in the beautiful Umbrian countryside. Visit the site where millions visit today, drawn by extraordinary Franciscan spirituality. Meet the young Francesco Bernadone, and his friend Chiara Offreduccio, and be transported to their hometown, to the cross where Francis heard Jesus call him […]

Guardian Angels

How often do you greet your guardian angel? Join Mary Jane Fox for a look at these companions on our journey. Discover what (and why) the Church teaches about these spiritual beings, and how you can find help and encouragement in your own guardian angel.

A Fresh Look at the Rosary

Originally printed as San Antonio Express-News “Belief” Column The Roman Catholic Feast of the Holy Rosary on Oct. 7 offers an opportunity to introduce the rosary, an iconic image to some and a religious symbol to others, to all Christians and people of prayer. While some people wear it as jewelry, the Catholic faithful see […]

350 Renewed In Hope: Prayer Brunch 25th Anniversary (Videos & Photos)

SAN ANTONIO – Nearly 350 persons participated in Pilgrim Center of Hope’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Prayer Brunch on Saturday, September 22 at the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade. Festivities included “Saints Alive” – volunteer actors portraying Saints Anthony de Padua, Teresa of Avila, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and Francisco & Jacinta Marto; Silent Auction with […]