"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe." — St. Augustine

Our Forgotten Angels


To angels is committed by the providence of God this office, that they guard the human race and be ready at hand with every man to protect him from any serious harm. 

Catechism of the Council of Trent

What Is More Important?



In a culture that bombards us with words, we needed a saint like Joseph to remind us that when it comes to our faith, what we do is far more important than what we say. 

Living Faith March 20, 2000

Who Are We Laity Meant To Be?


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The laity are not, and were never meant to be, the “long arm” of the hierarchy.  They are not a part or an extension of an official Catholic system.  They are, or rather each one is, in his or her own right and on the basis of his or her piety and competence and doctrine, meant to be the presence of Christ in secular affairs. 

Monsignor Cormac Burke

Now Here Is Something to Chew On

(Image source: Wikimedia Commons ) The reason why we find life so hard, mortification so difficult, and why we are incl...