What do Pearl Harbor and World War II’s V-J Day have to do with the Blessed Virgin Mary? And, what does She have to do with the war against Satan? Find out when Dr. Peter Howard expands on this these concepts in today’s post on this holy day: The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
What spiritual symbolism is contained in the Isaiahan prophecy that a virgin would conceive? Find out when St. Bernard of Clairvaux continues his explication of this Scriptural passage, in part II of II of another of his famous Advent homilies.
How do saints deal with persecution? Can Scripture help? Find out when Dan Burke and Melissa Elson reflect on Day 29 of Dan’s book “30 Days with Teresa of Avila” in this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio.
I have no doubt that the Pharisees would have loved the phrase, “Say the black, do the red.” By the way, I always say “Amen!” when I read it myself. Here’s the hard part: external orthodoxy is a distorted orthodoxy when it is not accompanied by a properly oriented interior life.
What is the Sacrament of Mercy and why is it so important? Where can I find a retreat on this? Make this discovery your own as you read the announcement of a new retreat guide, from Father John Bartunek.
Dear Father John, I have a question which may seem silly but I would like to ask it… Can you explain, what really is love for our