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TOGETHER TOWARDS GOD: Bishop Thomas J. Tobin concelebrates Mass with Father Jay Finelli at Holy Ghost Church in Tiverton on May 29. Father Finelli re-instituted the practice of celebrating Mass ad orientem, where the priest turns during the Liturgy of the Eucharist so that the people and priest face a common direction.

Editor’s note: The following talk, originally titled “Remembering Who We Are and the Story We Belong To,” was delivered October 19, 2016 at the 2016 Bishops’ Symposium co-sponsored by the USCCB Committee on Doctrine and the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame and is published here with permission of the …

Muslim-Born WSJ Writer Converts to Catholicism; Announces New Faith After ISIS Kills French Priest

Full Question How can I explain to Protestant friends why Catholics go to confession? They ask, “Can’t God forgive your sins directly?” Answer Fr. Eamon Tobin has written in The S…

Is the Eucharist Really Just a Symbol?

Wow! I did NOT know all of these facts about the Eucharist. If this doesn't change your mind--I don't know what will!