Category Archives: Suffering

Real Suffering: Finding Hope and Healing in the Trials of Life

He’s a marriage and family therapist who started a ministry to heal couples and families. Little did Dr. Bob Schuchts, founder of the John Paul II Healing Center, know that he would one day have a need for exactly the … Continue reading

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‘If This Is The Way, I’m In:’ Your Pro-Life Call to Help Society’s Modern Day Orphans

Lisa Wheeler, President and Founder of Carmel Communications which promotes faith-based films, came to EWTN to deliver two very personal messages: First, foster care and adopting children out of foster care should be part of the Church’s pro-life agenda – … Continue reading

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When the Pain Doesn’t Make Sense: A Catholic View of Suffering

Gabriel Gillen wasn’t sure what he was going to do with his life after graduating from college, but during his family’s Thanksgiving reunion he was quite vocal about the poor choice he believed his older sister was making. She was … Continue reading

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Three Things You Can Do To Help Your Departed Loved Ones, And One To Ask A Priest To Do For the Dying

November is the month when the Church Militant prays for the Church Suffering, meaning the Holy Souls in Purgatory. Most of us submit the names of loved ones to our parish or a Mass society to be remembered during this month. … Continue reading

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In ‘Discovering Damien’, EWTN’s New Special, We Discover Our Best Selves

What if we could see suffering as a gift? Leprosy – or what we now call Hansen’s disease – is one of the most dreaded diseases of all time. Before a cure was discovered, those who contracted the disease, no … Continue reading

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May Your Light Shine Before All: What Families Can Learn From the Heroic Witness of a 9/11 Family

How one family’s heroic witness brought light and hope to a fallen world Continue reading

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EWTN Presents ‘Trustful Surrender’ – A Don’t Miss ‘Catholics Come Home’ Special

Jeff Van Brunt is a husband and father of four whose identity was very much bound up in his athletic prowess. He particularly enjoyed competitive men’s soccer. So when he noticed that his feet and hands seemed to be giving … Continue reading

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Come To Me, All You Who Are Weary And Find Life Burdensome, And I Will Give You Rest

How many times have you longed to throw yourself in the arms of God when facing obstacles which appear to be insurmountable: Loved ones who are critically ill or dying; unemployment which threatens the wellbeing of your family; fear of … Continue reading

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