Today’s the feast of the North American Martyrs, French Jesuits who evangelized North American in the 17th century, including in New York. Although they were viciously persecuted, they did not give up their drive to bring Jesus to people. I find them great heroes of the faith.(more…)
Do you remember when we celebrated the feast of Saint Therese, the Little Flower? Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Teresa of Jesus, also known as Saint Teresa the Great? She went through a lot of setbacks in her life, but loved Jesus with her whole heart and soul.(more…)
Today is the Feast of the Archangels: Michael, Gabriel, Raphael. I keep the prayer to Saint Michael on my bathroom mirror so I can pray it each day. You can find the prayer below. I invite you to pray it everyday too!
Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil; May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; And do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through…
Here’s my homily from this morning. Today we celebrate Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne — a saint close to my heart who did mission work near my hometown, St. Louis. She was a religious of the Sacred Heart and known to Native Americans as “the woman who prays all the time”.
Here’s my homily from this morning. Today is the Feast of Saint Peter Claver. He and his apostles would care for slaves as slave ships came into Colombia. He’s a great example of someone who saw a need and responded with the charity of Christ.