One of the greatest heroes of the social justice wing of the Church is, quite rightly, the seventeenth century “slave of the slaves,” St. Peter Claver. 812 more words
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Kempis provides powerful wisdom on dealing with temptations.
Over the centuries many saints have turned to one particular piece of spiritual literature for consolation. It is entitled The Imitation of Christ and was written by a German priest named Thomas à Kempis in the 15th century. 435 more words
Today, we hear Jesus announce the familiar call of the Church during Lent: “Repent, and believe in the Gospel.”
Gospel (Read Mk 1:12-15)
In one of the lectionary’s shortest Gospel readings, St. 1,852 more words