By descending from Heaven to Earth, the Son of God earned the right for us to be assumed from Earth to Heaven. By descending upon the Church, the Holy Spirit gives us the ability to earn a place left vacant by the fallen angels in the sky.Read More
Author: Rev. Gerard Lessard, OP
Patriotism is not merely a sentimental bond to a nation. It is a virtue in the spiritual will of the human soul. Without patriotism, our hearts would suffer an empty void. Patriotism is a kind of piety, which is a part of justice.Read More
Beneath the fair Moon’s watch tonight,
Her mantle’s warmth enfolds my walks.
Still shivers from a chill not right,
Shrill malice from the shadow stalks.
Basically, our choice, then, is not between the lesser of two evils, but to choose the greater good while bearing the lesser evil. May we do that? Yes, we may.Read More
Do secular and devout millennials borrow from the Dark and Middle Ages because they lack the ingenuity to produce new forms of art? Hopefully, they will make progress by the Holy Spirit.Read More
Christopher Dawson taught that every religion embodies an attitude to life and a conception of reality, and any change in these brings with it a change in the whole character of the culture. Thus, the prophet and the religious reformer are perhaps the greatest of all agents of social change.Read More
The limit of our liberty To shape ourselves the way we choose Is much like weather’s destiny, Imposed with scarce a thing to lose.
Though old and gray, I am embraced By nature, like a vibrant vine. That’s why my background may be faced, Fermented like an aged wine.