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Beacons of Hope

By Fr. Gregory Dick, O.Praem.

A Perfect Storm

By Fr. Ambrose Criste, O.Praem.

20/20 Vision

By Fr. Ambrose Criste, O.Praem.

Writings About Saints

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St. Matthew

St. Matthew

A calling from our Lord was very serious business. So much so that, for James and John, His call left father Zebedee stranded at sea and for today’s saint, with just two words, our Lord left the local customs post with one less employee. 

St. Andrew Kim Tai-gon and Companions

St. Andrew Kim Tai-gon and Companions

God’s providence reaches down and governs the most ordinary details of the life of His people. Cyrus, the pagan king of Persia, became the unlikely instrument whereby God would end the Babylonian Captivity, for instance. Even the civil rulers and all the vicissitudes of history are the tools of God’s almighty hand.

Holy Week with St. Benedict

Holy Week with St. Benedict

“Today is the feast of St. Benedict in the 1962 Calendar. And St. Benedict’s life is a model of how we should approach Holy Week.”

St. John the Evangelist

St. John the Evangelist

Thinking on needing to preach on St. John the Evangelist, a story I had read in one of Fr. Groeschel’s books on spirituality came to mind, which I now share with you…

Writings For Spiritual Growth

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Faithful Protection of St Michael the Archangel

Faithful Protection of St Michael the Archangel

We can say that a feast day like today is one much needed in this contemporary world, a day on which the liturgy expounds Catholic doctrine concerning the angels, an exposition which will be continue and be completed in the near future with the celebration of the feast of the guardian angels.

Blessed Gertrude of Altenburg

Blessed Gertrude of Altenburg

God sometimes asks the prophets to do something that looks absurd in the eyes of men to teach a lesson about listening to and discerning God’s will.

Why Did Moses’ Face Shine?

Why Did Moses’ Face Shine?

Moses went up Mount Sinai to speak with God. When he came down the mountain, his face was brilliant, literally shining. It was so dazzling, in fact, that when the Israelites saw it, they were so terrified, that Moses had to veil his face.

Strong Woman

Strong Woman

The other day I read a strange question. The question was: Is the Virgin Mary a strong woman, or a feminine woman? The answer, of course, is YES! Both! Mary is the very model of femininity, and a paragon of strength! 

Blessed Are the Clean of Heart

Blessed Are the Clean of Heart

Jesus makes it clear in the beatitudes that there’s a lot riding on the state of our hearts; and with the approach of the celebrations of the Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart, I thought it now might be a good time to consider what’s going on in ours.

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