The Imperfect Saints Model Our Lenten Journey to Holiness

by David M. Carollo I have always related to St. Peter. How many times do we hear of him as an angry man who overcomes his faults and moves closer to perfection? A trip to the Holy Land is not complete without a visit to the Church of St. Peter in Gallicantu. It is built […]

Lucia of Fatima, Pray for Us!

Lucia, the oldest of the Fatima seers, died 17 years ago on Feb. 13, 2005. The story of Sister Lucia’s death in her biography, A Pathway Under the Gaze of Mary, written by the Carmelite Sisters of Coimbra, is extremely touching. Her health had been declining for several years as old age crept in. The […]

The Pandemic of Godlessness – What St. Jacinta Teaches Us

by Barb Ernster – St. Jacinta and St. Francisco, whose feast day is Feb. 20, were heroic in their ability to turn to God with great confidence in His love. It did not matter that a world war and a pandemic were raging about them; their only concern was that they were doing God’s will […]

St. Simeon, Our Lady and the Light of Christ

by Donal Anthony Foley – The Feast of the Presentation commemorates the visit of the Holy Family to the Temple in Jerusalem, which took place 40 days after the birth of the Christ Child. Traditionally, this period of 40 days marked the season of Christmastide, which ended with the feast day. The presentation of the […]

The Road to Eternity is a Road to Perfection

by David M. Carollo – As 2022 began, I was hit with many difficulties, both personally and business related. “Could 2022 be a year more difficult than 2020 or 2021,” I thought? Oh, poor me. Stress and pressure are part of life and I typically manage this well but this time I felt a bit […]

Fatima and a New Epiphany to the World

by Donal Anthony Foley – We have once again experienced the beauty of Christmas, with its focus on the Nativity scene. As we have listened to the readings and Gospels at the Masses of Christmastide, we have followed the Holy Family during their journey to the humble cave at Bethlehem, and through the events of […]

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