Monthly Archives: August 2015

Queen of Families

By |2015-08-15T12:46:28+00:00August 15th, 2015|Our Lady|

Fr. Benedict J. Grosechel, CFR Authentic devotion to Mary ... constitutes a special instrument for nourishing loving communion in the family and for developing conjugal and family spirituality. For she who is the Mother of Christ and of the Church is in a special way, the Mother of Christian families, of domestic Churches. ~Pope John [...]

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The Man Who Stepped Out of Line

By |2015-08-14T19:50:26+00:00August 14th, 2015|Culture, Inspiration|

In this post-feminist age where men are still learning remedial masculinity, we have a model of heroic manhood which we would do well to emulate. In the early twentieth century Poland gave us that manly priest, John Paul II, but also his hero, Maximilian Kolbe, priest, missionary, spiritual father and martyr of brotherly love. St. [...]

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Jesus, Strength of Martyrs

By |2015-08-08T22:58:55+00:00August 8th, 2015|Christ|

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR O Lord Jesus, King of Martyrs, to those who must suffer torment and violence, hunger and fatigue, be Thou the invincible strength sustaining them in their trials and assuring them of the rewards pledged by Thee to those who persevere unto the end. (Pope Pius XII, “Prayer for the Church [...]

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