There are no ranks among the victors over death for libertines, religious freethinkers, and those who value pride and power over meekness, humility and love. Those who raise the banner of triumph, adorned with everlasting life, do so by the saving death of Christ.
Archives for February 2019
During the Vatican Abuse Summit, Italian journalist Sandro Magister asked Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta why the word “homosexuality” was absent from the abuse summit’s opening day presentations. Was the word’s absence “inadvertent and random” or was it “deliberate?”
Although there are many remedies to the poisons of bad example, the saints stand as role-models of heroic sanctity, holiness, and fortitude. They are unique and unrepeatable persons of excellence for every age. St. Polycarp is one such person.
I’m well aware of the turmoil, conflict and division that has reared its ugly head during the reign of Pope Francis. Even so, I thank the Lord Jesus Christ for the papacy and the hierarchical structure of the Spirit-guided Church.
Through the experience of creating The Catholic Reading Challenge podcast, I have realized an important universal truth: Not only do all people love good stories, but they also want someone with whom to share them.