Have you ever wished Jesus was still here walking the face of the Earth? Have you found “celebrating” the Ascension of the Lord this fortieth day after Easter a bit uneasy? 444 more words
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In a modern culture that is adrift, it is good to be reminded of the True, the Good & the Beautiful. Each week it is my humble privilege to offer one selection from an indispensable Canon of essays, speeches & books which will light a candle in the darkness.
Back in 2013, senior Vatican journalist John Allen wrote an article about Pope Francis’ emerging “older son” problem, by which he meant a growing dissatisfaction among faithful Catholics who felt that the Pope routinely chastises them for their shortcomings while pouring out endless mercy and refusals to pass judgment on the prodigal sons of the Church. 495 more words
Rosario Vitale is a good-natured young man. He is joyful. He always has a smile, encouragement and words of hope for everyone. He always says, “My life is a grace.” 897 more words