The February 2022 archive of Daily News

Bishop Daniel Felton: Keep the Spirit of Christmas as a way of life

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

At the beginning of this month of February we celebrated the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. This feast day officially brings an end to Christmastide. Yes, in February, not December! It is a feast day that reminds us that in the end, the Spirit of ... Read More »

Deacon Kyle Eller: Loving animals — and all creation — the way God calls us to

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

Pope Francis really touched a nerve recently when he criticized people using dogs and cats to take the place of children and encouraged them to think about taking the “risk” of becoming parents. The number of non-Catholic pundits weighing in on the question and the Catholic understanding of human ... Read More »

Father Mike Schmitz: Can I go to confession if I don’t feel sorry?

Posted by Elizabeth Gjovik

I think that I want to go to confession, but I worry that I don’t feel sorry enough. I don’t want to lie and say “I am sorry for all my sins” if I don’t feel sorry. Do I have to stay away from reconciliation until I feel badly?  ... Read More »