Tagged: Saints

A Child’s Conscience

Today is the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, patron of charitable societies. St. Vincent is a tremendous example of true Charity and fraternal love. Even the great St. Francis de Sales said...

A Queen of Men

Book VII Ethandune: The Last Charge from G.K. Chesterton’s “The Ballad of the White Horse” puts before our eyes the vision King Alfred has of Our Lady standing over the battlefield just when he...

Fabulae Mirabiles

In his article, How to Conquer the “Fear of Missing Out” at The Imaginative Conservative, John Horvat II bluntly calls FoMO “a weariness for spiritual things” and goes on to give the concise solution...

The Sisters

Dena Hunt from The Ink Desk Blog in Faith and Fireflies meditates on a childhood memory and draws deep parallels about which many today would do well to stop and think.  “We’d hear that...

The Murder of Masculinity

Very few, aside from those who are caught up in them themselves, would fail to affirm that video and computer games have become problematic and addictive in modern society. They seem to be particularly...

The Holy Cross

Tomorrow, May 4th, is the remembrance of the discovery of the Holy Cross by St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great. This pious woman discovered the Cross of Our Lord buried near Jerusalem in...

Where Have the Children Gone?

The Thinking Housewife draws upon the words of great American essayist Agnes Repplier in the post Arrested Childhood, which calls into question the wholesomeness and wisdom of showering children with gadgets and smothering them...

One Week

In Jesus Meets His Blessed Mother – The Family and the Cross, Finer Femininity shares a superb meditation for Holy Week from Joseph Breig. It eloquently illustrates the fact that we cannot comprehend Our...

Humble Yourself

Discontentment is rampant in modern society. Even the most devout amongst us fight against this expression of pride, battling the gnawing thought that we deserve better. It is, of course, a lie. In Right...

Proper Training Leads to Admiration

The responsibility of Catholic parents cannot be overstated. All too often, we allow things to become unnecessarily obscured by the minutiae of daily life; things which, when isolated, are actually quite simple and clear....