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. 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...
Feast of St. Norbert

Feast of St. Norbert

Today is the Feast of St. Norbert, bishop. Norbert was raised in a noble family and accepted ordination into the subdeaconate so that he could live a life of ease off a stipend in the court of the Holy Roman Emperor. One day, he was thrown from his horse when a bolt...
"When we walk without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord." -Pope Francis