The Nativity of the Lord – St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua, doctor of the Church, usually portrayed holding infant Jesus in his arms (because of the vision he had and his sermons on Incarnation) will blow your mind with his sermons. Here is… Continue reading

projekt Katolicyzm

Ojciec Robet Barron od ponad roku jeździ po świecie przygotowując projekt Katolicyzm, który ma przybliżyć piękno i moc chrześcijaństwa od czasów Jezusa. Zwiastun programu: Włochy Słowo apostoł pochodzi od greckiego ἀποστέλλω, co oznacza posłać. Jezus zebrał tych dwunastu ludzi, których… Continue reading

The present life is a comedy, which passes away.

From SERMON XII. SEPTUAGESIMA SUNDAY – ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SALVATION – ” He sent them into his vineyard.” MATTHEW xx. 2 by St. Alphonsus Liguori “How,” says Salvian, ”does it happen that a… Continue reading

Αγνή Παρθένε (Agni Parthene)

I can’t get enough of this lately. St. Nektarios of Aegina wrote this wonderful hymn and it is sung during Orthodox Vespers. I listen to it in Greek – by Divna Ljubojevic (angelic), another… Continue reading

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre… Continue reading

December 13th, 1981

My mom woke me up. It was unusually quiet, even for a frosty winter morning Sunday. She looked very worried. I could tell she was not trying to panic and keep calm, but… Continue reading

Early Challenges and the Confessions of the Church

Great lecture from the series The Threefold Body of Christ by a joint preaching project of our Priories of St. Vincent Ferrer in New York City and St. Mary in New Haven, CT.… Continue reading

zanim

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Lesser known facts about st. Maximilian Kolbe

Rajmund Kolbe had a vision of Mary at the age of 12 – she brought him two crowns, white-symbolizing purity and red-symbolizing martyrdom. He received both. At the age of 13 he joined… Continue reading

Christian is my name, but Catholic my surname

Saint Pacian (310—391 AD), bishop of Barcelona and Church Father in his Epistle I explains that “Catholic” marks the unity of the people that were uncorrupted: But under the Apostles, you will say, no… Continue reading