St. Augustine says that Jesus Christ, having first given His life for us, has bound us to give our life for Him; and, further, that when we go to the Eucharistic table to communicate, as we go to feed there upon the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, we ought also, in gratitude, to prepare for Him the offering of our blood and of our life, if there is need for us to give them for His glory.
The Fathers discuss the week’s Catholic headlines and commentator ruminations…
Today’s ✠Challoner Meditation
Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Impression of the Stigmata of St Francis of Assisi
Those who are humble are retiring, and choose the last place; and therefore it was, as remarks St. Bernard, that Mary, when her Son was preaching in a house, as is related by St. Matthew, and she wished to speak to Him, would not of her own accord enter, but remained outside, and did not avail herself of her maternal authority to interrupt Him
Jesus Christ said: Learn of me, because I am meek and humble of heart. As holy Mary was the first and most perfect disciple of Jesus Christ in the practice of all virtues, she was the first also in Humility, and merited to be exalted above all creatures.
A recent papal statement seems to open the door to Holy Communion for pro-abortion politicians such as Nancy Pelosi Bishops,
Over 400 mourners have fallen ill in the line, with some suffering head injuries Hundreds of people have collapsed in
I am pleased to announce the launch of a new online learning opportunity in which I am involved: the Family
Happy Friday friends, And a happy feast of Sts. Cornelius and Cyprian, both of whom are remembered by the Church