"Do not try to please everybody. Try to please God, the angels, and the saints—they are your public."
~St. John Vianney (1786-1859)

Surrounded by This Cloud of Witnesses

By Peter Darcy | On Nov 15, 2014 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy The month of November begins with a blaze of spiritual light: the Solemnity of All Saints. This feast day highlights the perpetual beauty of literally the most fascinating people in history: the men, women, and children that we call “saints”, a name which derives from the word “sanctified”, that is, purified. Everyone in the life to come…

The Three Flames of Divine Love

By Peter Darcy | On Sep 29, 2014 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy Every year on the 29th of September the Church commemorates the three angels whose names have been revealed to us in Scripture for our consolation: Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. There is a fourth angel whose name is also revealed, Lucifer, but for a different reason: to warn us clearly about all his works and empty promises. When…

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