Your Life

Sacred Places

By Father John Welch, O.Carm, on the Board of Members at Joliet Catholic Academy |


Pope Francis, in his prophetic letter on care for our planet, wrote, “The history of our friendship with God is always linked to particular places which take on an intensely personal meaning.

Put Down the Devices

By Sheri Wohlfert |


Binders, gym shoes and lined paper are common school items, but in the past year, for many, those essentials were replaced with iPads, laptops, Zoom and Google Classroom.

A Simple Reward for a Good Man

By Michelle Difranco | Photography by Shane Folkertsma | Plaid by Getty Images/OGri |


Blessed Solanus Casey lived an extraordinary life of holiness and deep concern for the poor and the sick.

Journeys of the Soul

By Father John Welch, O.Carm, on the Board of Members at Joliet Catholic Academy. |


Our relationship with God is dynamic. This evolving relationship with God is often expressed as a journey.