Just an Ordinary Day?

The following is an excerpt from the “Looking at a Masterpiece” series from Lay Witness magazine. In the May/June 2012 issue, columnist and former CUF President Madeleine Stebbins discusses the everyday holiness embodied in Johannes Vemeer’s The Little Street. For more information on subscribing to Lay Witness, visit our website. This painting circa 1657 by one of […]

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Lay Witness, Hot Off the Press!

 The latest issue of Lay Witness has arrived! In our May/June issue we answer the question of how the early Church Fathers remain relevant today. This issue is chock-full of great articles from some of today’s most knowledgeable patristic scholars, including Mike Aquilina, James Papandrea, Rod Bennett, John Bergsma, and Carl Sommer. And just to […]

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Create in Me a Clean Heart

Just in time for First Friday, the new issue of Lay Witness is here with several articles to help you reflect on the spiritual life during your Lenten journey. Our web exclusives (this time by Bishop Thomas Doran and Chris Sparks) can be found here. The print version (which you can subscribe to here) is jam-packed with excellent […]

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The Latest from Lay Witness

Hot off the press, the November/December issue of Lay Witness is here! Focused on the New Evangelization, the issue offers great articles from some of our favorite authors, including Regis Flaherty, Kathryn Jean Lopez, Michael J. Miller, and James Monti. As always, you can check out our web exclusives and take the quick quiz here.

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Stronger than a Bullet

As today marks the 30 year anniversary of when Bl. John Paul II was nearly assassinated on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Michael J. Miller’s 2007 article from Lay Witness is a concise recollection of this historic event that includes the newly-Blessed’s comments on the fateful day: “For in everything that happened to me on that […]

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New Articles at CUF.org

The May June 2011 issue of Lay Witness is hot off the press! Our beautiful cover, honoring both the Blessed Mother and the newly beatified Bl. John Paul II is a unique oil on canvas depiction of the Holy Father in spiritual communion with Our Lady of Guadalupe. Totus Tuus, and other works by the talented […]

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New articles at CUF.org

A new issue of Lay Witness means new online articles (and a new quiz!) too. Our Summer Vocation by Regis J. Flaherty “Our vocations require from us a daily commitment. Each and every day we have the opportunity and obligation to again say ‘yes’ to God and choose to embrace the vocation that He has […]

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“Uphold me, Lord”

In the current (May/June) issue of Lay Witness is an article by Sr. Maria-Walburga, a member of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Walburga in Colorado, about the call to be a bride of Christ. Something she mentions is the posture of the monastics as they profess their vows–the “orans” stance. As Sr. Maria-Walburga says, “It’s […]

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New at CUF.org

With the new issue of Lay Witness on its way to mailboxes, we also have some new web exclusive articles posted. Priestly Vocations by Fr. Richard Neilson “Prietly vocations are a proof of and, at the same time, a condition of the vitality of the Church.” Fr. Neilson looks at three points concerning the vocation […]

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New articles at CUF.org

Check out our online exclusives for the November/December issue of Lay Witness. Catholics and Healthcare Reform An Interview with Bishop Robert F. Vasa Bishop Vasa talks to Mike Sullivan about two non-negotiable elements of healthcare reform. The Immaculate Conception: A Celebration for All Human Beings by Fr. Wade Menezes, C.P.M. Drawing from St. Bernadette and […]

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