Monthly Archives: October 2010

St. Jude on our times

Today is the feast of St. Jude Thaddeus, one of the twelve apostles who followed Jesus during his earthly ministry and the patron Saint of lost causes. Tradition states that he was martyred in Armenia during Persian rule. In fact, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The first shall be…

The past few weeks, I’ve been teaching on the Gospel of Matthew and meditating on the fact that Jesus is calling us as Christians to nothing more and nothing less than the Old Testament call of the people of God–to be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

St. Maximilian Kolbe on loving our neighbors

These words come from St. Maximilian Kolbe, the valiant polish saint of our own times who gave up his life to save a fellow prisoner at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. We need to love our neighbor, not just because he … Continue reading

Posted in Life in the World, Saints, Spiritual Life | Leave a comment