Memento Mori

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. St. Francis of Assisi saw all of creation, including death, as a means of understanding and drawing closer to God. He wrote a beautiful poem called the “Canticle of the Creatures” in which he spoke of Brother Sun and Sister Moon and of how each gives praise to God through their mere existence...

Pro-Life. But Why? (Part 2)

By Erich Wallace. It’s good to be back writing after a long break, and I’m thankful for the responses to my last blog on the pro-life issues! There was a lot of support, but there was also some great dialogue from differing viewpoints...

A Symbol of Easter: Notre Dame

By Sean Mulcare. As I was watching the destruction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame - one of the most beautiful and symbolic churches of the Catholic Church, a church in which hundreds of saints have walked with awe at its beauty: Sts. Thomas Aquinas, Therese of Lisieux, Joan of Arc, John Vianney, and countless others - as the great cathedral was ablaze with fire, I was moved to tears...

Holy Hygiene

By Andrew Kreye. Have you ever thought, “I don’t really need to shower today. I’m just going to get dirty again anyway, so it seems pointless to get washed up right now.” If this has crossed your mind, you’re not alone...

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