Articles Tagged ‘heroic virtue’

Heroic virtue, martyrdom, and putting on Christ

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In April 2014, the Canadian Senate passed Bill C-250 which adds "sexual orientation" to the list of classes that the Canadian Criminal Code protects under its hate provisions. With this provision in place, how long will it be before Canadians who oppose gay "marriage" are prosecuted for their defence of traditional marriage between one man and one woman? Pro-life candidates need not apply to the Liberal Party is the message from Federal Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau. With his words of intolerance, ... (Continue reading)

The Making of a Saint

“You dream of great deeds. Everyone, these days, reads about Charles de Foucauld. Many have a starry-eyed look. They wonder if they shouldn’t become a Little Sister or Brother of de Foucauld. But, when I listen to their conversations, I want to cry. Not one of them stops to think what a heroic life he really led. He lived in a little hut in the blistering desert, with its cold and searing nights, amongst strange, primitive human beings. ... (Continue reading)

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