The Advent season is upon us, readers! Good Lord, is the year almost over already? It’s been so busy behind the scenes here that it is hard to believe we have all come this far so fast! As we begin this period of waiting for the coming of the Lord on December 25, this reflection … Continue reading Spiritual Vigilance
Does your church have a hole in the roof – one that was put there and left open intentionally? If you go to several churches in Europe, there might be a really cool reason that hole was left there for centuries: Why some medieval churches would leave a hole in the roof Philip Kosloski - published on … Continue reading A Medieval Reminder
Take a look at this reflection on I Am Legend from Voyage Comics, readers: Light up the darkness: Christian lessons from ‘I am Legend’ Sci-Fi / By Andrew Garofalo / 15 minutes of reading I Am Legend is a post-apocalyptic action sci-fi thriller based on a novel written in 1954 by Richard Matheson. Matheson’s story first came to the big … Continue reading Lights in the Dark
A good reminder in these uncertain times, readers: The Bandit, The Executive, And The Power Of Fear Deacon Lawrence "Faith is the remedy for fear. If we have faith, there is little we need fear." It sometimes seems that our pilgrimage here on earth takes us through a landscape of fear. We are surrounded by … Continue reading Faith and Fear
Take a look at this fantastic article, readers: Jellybeans, Marriage and Objective Truth October 6, 2021 "Men have forgotten God; that's why all this has happened." Jelly Beans There was a time when the majority of people believed in objective standards. That is not to say they agreed on everything, they didn't. Bu they did … Continue reading Ruminating on Goodness, Truth, and Beauty
So said St. Padre Pio. Here is one of the reasons why he did not worry: Padre Pio’s advice on what to do during dark times Philip Kosloski - published on 05/27/21 The beloved saint was a firm promoter of the power of the Rosary during troubling times in the world. St. Padre Pio was known for … Continue reading Pray, Hope, and Don’t Worry
Given the example of the Cross, the answer is: Not hardly. Take a look at this article about a nun who “loved too much,” readers: She was executed for loving too much: Meet Sr. Aguchita Larry Peterson - published on 05/27/21 She was killed in 1987 in the Amazon regions of Peru, determined to continue helping people … Continue reading Can One Love Too Much?
Well, they are not there yet. But some of them had their eyes on the stars – quite literally! You can learn more about one such saint through the link below, readers. Check it out! St. Maximilian Kolbe designed his own spaceship to fly to the moon By Philip Kosloski St. Maximilian Kolbe is most well-known … Continue reading Saints in Space!?
Learn more through the link below, readers: Artist Neilson Carlin explains masterful new icon of Vietnamese martyr J-P Mauro - published on 05/16/21 Carlin expressed how the stories of the martyrs "haunt" him and inspire his faith and art. The Catholic artistic tradition is filled with masterpieces from the greatest painters mankind has to offer. These masters … Continue reading Modern Art for a Modern Martyr
Learn more through the link, readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_kEwYURHMM Catholic sculptor is on a mission to “save the world” through liturgical art J-P Mauro - published on 02/25/21 Dony MacManus is preparing to open a new art school to train "an army of artists to serve Christ." Catholic artist Dony MacManus is on a mission to save Catholic culture … Continue reading The Higher Call