Today, as we begin the discipline of Lent on Ash Wednesday, an excerpt from St. Jerome’s commentary on the book of Joel serves as our meditation.
Will we know our loved ones in Heaven? Fr. Francois Rene Blot consults Scripture and the writings of the saints to answer this question.
What do the saints say about the Blessed Virgin as a young child and about her dedication to God? Find out what St. Alphonsus Liguori relates in the conclusion of this series on Mary’s presentation in the temple, today’s memorial celebration.
Spiritual reading arms us for battle. Read this post for more advice from Vicki Burbach, author of “How to Read Your Way to Heaven.”
ON PERSEVERANCE “He that shall persevere to the end, he shall be saved.” Matthew 24:13 St. Jerome says, that many begin well, but few persevere.
ON THE GENERAL JUDGMENT “The Lord shall be known when he executeth judgment.” cf Psalm 9:17 At present, there is no one in this world
ON THE GREAT ADVANTAGES OF THE GRACE OF GOD, AND THE GREAT EVIL OF BEINGIN ENMITY WITH GOD “Man knoweth not the price thereof.” Job
ST JEROME AND BETHLEHEM’S CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE Did you know that St. Jerome is the patron saint of librarians and of translators? In Latin,
The Most Holy Name of Mary O Dulcis Virgo Maria O Sweet Virgin Mary! How Sweet is the Name of Mary in Life and in
Dear Fr. Fortea, can a person make a pact with the devil? Many think that pacts with the devil only exist in literature, but they