St. John Fisher

St. John Fisher

Yesterday was the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, but it was also the Feast of St. John Fisher. St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More were martyred for their opposition to King Henry VIII’s illicit marriage and usurpation of ecclesial authority. Although Thomas More...
Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

This Sunday is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. It’s hard to recognize the importance of Trinity Sunday after so many Sundays of Easter, then Ascension and Pentecost, but it’s one of the most important feasts of the year, what with the Holy Trinity...
Feast of St. Anthony of Padua

Feast of St. Anthony of Padua

Today is the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua. From at least his teenage years, St. Anthony pursued his vocation to be a priest, first joining the Augustinians in his home country of Portugal and later, inspired by the tale of the order’s first martyrs, the...
Feast of St. Barnabas

Feast of St. Barnabas

Today is the Feast of St. Barnabas, apostle. St. Barnabas accompanied St. Paul the Apostle on many journeys and his ministry was eventually overshadowed by Paul’s. Nevertheless, it it hadn’t been for Barnabas, Paul may never have become the great...
"When we walk without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord." -Pope Francis