A spiritual giant whose severe mortifications are jaw-dropping, America’s first ever canonized saint, like the penitential spiked metal crown upon her head obstructed from view by a wreath of roses, she was a young woman of steel hidden behind the prettiest name... St. Rose of Lima from Nobility. This daughter of Saint Dominic’s feast is celebrated today, Tuesday the 30th.
Our beloved Chesterton’s Too Liberal to be Likely, an excerpt from his book The Everlasting Man in which he swiftly deals a death blow (that swordstick of his) to those who set out to “free” mankind from the “chains” of Truth, is provided by The Hebdomadal Chesterton. You don’t want to miss it!
External Devotions are Useless, if we do not Abandon our Sins from Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals is the fifth part of the series of Nine Discourses for Times of Calamities by Saint Alphonsus Liguori. “How many years have you been in the world? Tell me what fruit of good works have you hitherto borne, what honor have you rendered to God by your life?”