Archive | January, 2014

All the Right Moves

“Beloved, I beseech you as aliens and exiles …” So St. Peter wrote to the Catholic Church of his generation (1 Peter 2:11). And those words never get timeworn, because the Church is always on pilgrimage toward its heavenly goal. We’re always on the move. In the first ten years of our marriage, Kimberly and

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Converted and Converting

Our patron, St. Paul, isn’t any ordinary saint. He’s a singularity. He’s unique. And the Church calendar reflects the extraordinary role he played in God’s revelation. It was he who brought the Gospel to the world beyond Israel — the Gentiles. He’s credited as author of more than half the books of the New Testament,

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AGNES DAY!

Today’s saint, Agnes of Rome, is long overdue for a revival. Why? She was probably the most revered female martyr of the early Church — outstanding in a field that included Blandina and Perpetua, among others. St. Jerome was not a man easily impressed, but of today’s saint, his near-contemporary, he wrote: “Every people, whatever

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Feast of St. Anthony of the Desert

“I saw the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world and I said groaning, “What can get through from such snares?” Then I heard a voice saying to me, “Humility.” ~ St. Anthony of the Desert Mike Aquilina talks with Bruce & Kris McGregor on Spirit Catholic Radio KVSS about St. Anthony of

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