Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cause of Our Joy

By |2016-04-05T02:22:39+00:00April 5th, 2016|Our Lady|

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Shout for joy, daughter Zion! Sing joyfully, Israel!  Be glad and exult with all your heart, daughter Jerusalem! The Lord has removed the judgment against you; he has turned away your enemies. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst, you have no further misfortune to fear. (Zeph 3:14-15) What a [...]

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Jesus, Light of Confessors

By |2016-04-02T23:44:15+00:00April 2nd, 2016|Christ|

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR We are the soldiers of peace, we are the army of the peacemakers, fighting for God and peace, Deo et paci militantibus. Persuasion, good example, loyalty to God are the only arms worthy of the children of the Gospel. (Sermon of St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153) preaching in defense of [...]

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The Priest and the Sinner in Extremis

By |2016-04-02T00:39:11+00:00April 2nd, 2016|Angels, Motivation|

In the 1920s automobiles were a relatively new and expensive technology but my grandfather owned one because he was a mechanic. That made him the “go-to” guy for his parish priest who didn’t own one. From time to time his pastor, a Belgian priest named Fr. Seion, would call my grandfather late at night to [...]

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