We have to plant them, care for them, and grow them so that we might reap an abundant harvest to return to Him.
Today is the memorial of St. Robert Bellarmine, SJ, Doctor of the Church. Brilliant man, defender of the Church. “His most famous work is his three-volume Disputations on the Controversies of the Christian Faith. Particularly noteworthy are the sections on the temporal power of the pope and the role of the laity. Bellarmine incurred the anger […]
Reprinted from The Message, Southwestern Indiana’s Catholic Community Newspaper Last we left, dear reader, we were engaged in a discussion regarding a pastoral letter issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in 1992: “Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response.” Part of this discussion focused on the idea that when we equate fundraising to stewardship, there is […]
There is a lot we know about St. Gregory the Great, a broad overview of which is seen in the passage below from a wonderful website called Evangelizo.org. One thing it does not tell us is that virtually all we know about the life and history of St. Benedict, Father of Western Monasticism and Patron […]
f we are witness to an affront of the Truth, unless we speak up, we are complicit with the crime – qui tacet consentire videtur, “he who is silent is taken to agree.”
The mysterious illness ended those, however, as now I had a hard time walking up a flight of stairs.
August 28 is the memorial to St. Augustine of Hippo, a Doctor of the Catholic Church. St. Augustine is famous for his tremendous intellect and his gift as a great rhetorician. His books such as Confessions and The City of God are wonderful testaments to the faith, and even though they were written many centuries […]
“As Christian stewards, we receive God’s gifts gratefully, cultivate them responsibly, share them lovingly in justice with others, and return them with increase to the Lord.” Stewardship: A Disciple’s Response. USCCB 1992
I know this is a blog about the Diocese of Evansville, yet here I am calling this entry “Kentucky.” Let me tell you why. When I was attending St. Johns Catholic School in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we were given an assignment to find out about state other than Wisconsin. I chose Kentucky, as I was […]
Feast of Bartholomew, Apostle. He was skinned alive for his love of the Lord. What would we endure? #martyr #Apostle