May And Mary

Saints Francesco and Jacinta Martos

“We will never be able to tell people” what God is like… On May 13, 2000, Pope John Paul II beatified two of the Fatima children to whom our Blessed Mother entrusted her message. On the occasion the Pope remarked: “According to the divine plan, “a woman clothed with the sun” (Rv 12: 1) came down from…

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The End, and the Beginning

Christian, church identity in culture

The Feast of Belshazzar by Rembrandt1 Daniel answered the king:“You may keep your gifts, or give your presents to someone else;but the writing I will read for you, O king,You have rebelled against the Lord of heaven.You had the vessels of his temple brought before you,so that you and your nobles, your wives and your…

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Martyrdom is not popular, much less nowadays. Martyrdom is nonetheless, in a sense, the essence or heart of Christianity, even though only “a few” have endured it. The Church continues its path amidst martyrdom and celebrates it as we do today on the solemnity of St John the Baptist who gave his life as a…

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