Behind and before every vocation to the priesthood or to the consecrated life there is always the strong and intense prayer of someone: a grandmother, a grandfather, a mother, a father, a community.... www.pauline.org
My latest Townhall column is called, Christians Are Hypocrites And God Bless Them For It. Here's an excerpt from the column. All you then have to do is keep out of his mind the question, “If I, being what I am, can consider that I am in some sense a.
Walter Pierson, Roman Catholic Carthusian Monk and English Martyr, With six other Carthusians, he was starved to death in prison by English authorities for opposing the religious policies of King Henry VIII
“The love of God is always waiting for us, always surprising us.” This love, is shown through the mercy and forgiveness of God, who forgives “not just once, but 70 times 7. To know this God who is love, we must climb up the steps of love for neighbor, of works of charity, of the works of mercy that the Lord has taught us. “May the Lord, in these days in which the Church makes us reflect on the manifestation of God, give us the grace to know Him through the path of love.”