Do This in Memory of Me

On Holy Thursday, many Catholic Christians gather for an Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, commemorating the Passover feast of the Jewish people and the Last Supper of Jesus with…

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…On Works of Mercy

The works of mercy are common Christian practices that find their roots in the teachings of Jesus. “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and…

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…On Poverty of Spirit & Prayer

The beatitudes, proclaimed by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount, reveal the path to holiness, says Pope Francis during a Mass celebrated in Rome’s Verano. Of these eight beatitudes,…

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Concerning Fasting

that Pleases God, from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah 58:1-12 St. Francis of Assisi used to say that “the deed you do may be the only sermon some persons will…

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The Source of Joy

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete”John 15:11 Most Christians are familiar with the fruits of the Holy…

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