The Eucharist and Gratitude

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the...

For Mom and Dad, On Their 50th

There never was a marriage with no painBut they let hurts be helps along the wayTo greater union, making faults their gainAnd forging gold...

Foxes and Birds

A friend of mine and I have a long-standing debate about sermons. He prefers a straightforward approach, while I am more inclined to resort...

The Lasting Legacies of Peter and Paul

Keeper of the KeysMost readers are familiar with the various Gospel accounts of St. Peter as the Apostle specially chosen by Christ to “feed...

Adoring the Sacred Heart of Jesus

As part of the humanity of the Incarnate Word, the Sacred Heart is a creature.  Should, then, Jesus's Sacred Heart be accorded the adoration...

Saint Cyril and Our Lady

Today is the traditional feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, signified in one of the most famous ‘icons’ of the Virgin Mother, which,...

Come, Let us Adore Him

All ate and were filled. What was left over was gathered up, twelve baskets of broken pieces (Lk. 9:17).As we celebrate the Solemnity of...

Thomas Aquinas and Corpus Christi

A blessed and grace-filled solemnity of Corpus Christi to one and all, a feast that has a long and varied history dating back to...

Paulinus of Nola

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 12 December 2007 Saint Paulinus of Nola Dear Brothers and Sisters,The Father of the Church to whom we turn our...

Thomas More’s Option: Soul First, Then the Body

“If thou wilt be perfect, go sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven” (Mt.19:21).Have I...