One of my favorite saints’ stories is about St. Martin of Tours. As the legend goes, one day, Martin, a young soldier, saw a beggar on the side of the […]
Every Catholic knows forgiveness algebra: 7 x 70 times = the number of times we should forgive someone who hurts us (see Matthew 18:22, RSV). Maybe the reason it gets […]
How well do you know your catechism?
Camped on the hill of Slane, Patrick and his companions had lit an Easter Vigil bonfire in defiance of the High King of Tara. Now the king was coming with all his soldiers. Would he extinguish the light of Christ from Ireland, or would Patrick prevail?
How much do you like your vegetables? St. Macarius ate nothing but vegetables and bread crumbs for seven years!