Fr. Mike reads Genesis 20-21, Job 9-10, and Proverbs 2:6-8 and shows us how we can strive for holiness, even in the midst of sin and suffering. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion is advised.
Born in Nevers, France, as William de Don Jeon, William was educated by his uncle Peter who was archdeacon of Soissons. William became a canon of Soissons and Paris and later became a monk at Grandmont Abbey. At Pontigny, he became a Cistercian and served as Abbot at Fontaine-Jean in Sens. In the year 1187 he […]
“The Holy Eucharist is the sacrament of love.” — Dom Hubert Van Zeller, How to Find God
“The effort of the soul must be to fill the mind so full of healthy thoughts that there is no room for others — trying not so much not to think of what is evil as to think of what is good.” — Fr. Basil W. Maturin, Christian Self-Mastery
To follow Christ expresses an attachment to the person of Jesus. It also means to participate in a particular work of salvation. Therefore it is not just an ordinary calling but a divine choice. It does not depend on intellectual aptitude or to be a man of superior caliber. What awaits those who are called? […]
Courtesy photo Christ the Protector under construction near Encantado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The project was planned to be completed by the end of 2021, but the state government extended the deadline until the end of January 2022.
Pencil Preaching for Monday, January 10, 2022
Sermon titled “Respect Respect Respect To Survive Captivity” posted on Sunday January 9, 2022. Size: 16 MB; duration: 17:28.
Cardinal Blase Cupich. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA. Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 9, 2022 / 12:25 pm (CNA). An otherwise peaceful March for Life event in Chicago on Sunday turned contentious when some in the crowd booed and heckled Cardinal Blase Cupi… […]
A historian, according to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary, is a “broad-gauge gossip.” By that, I suppose, the nineteenth century satirical (and irreverent) American writer meant that academics who study history — if they want to […]