As we begin Holy Week, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross meditates on the good that comes from desiring and carrying the Cross.
Dr. Anthony Lilles reflects on how we must hear the cry of the poor if we are truly to enter into the joy of Christmas, which will soon be here!
With St. Rose of Lima we find an astounding saint and loving hound of the Lord, and yet, at a superficial level, her life and her lessons may seem very odd, extreme, and strange to us today.
When faced with tragedy, loss, failure, illness, or any difficulty in life, how can we learn to suffer well? Author Dr. Ronda Chervin uses the lives of the saints to help us cope with suffering in her book “Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering: How Our Heroes in Faith Found Peace Amid Sorrow.”