Tag Archive: saints

St. John Paul II: The Heroic Pope

“Saints exist, not for themselves, but for the Church…”

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Saint Robert Southwell

“O pray for us, poor brave seeker of souls…”

The Ballad of Nikolaus

“‘I was called to these woods by your pure heart,’ his patron St. Nicholas said…”

For the Poor Souls Today: Praying with the Communion of Saints for the Holy Souls

“So let us send up our prayers with the saints, for the poor souls today!”

Holiness Through Humility: A Lifetime Journey with the Saints

“Saints are those who have gone before us. They are the veterans who have charged the blood-red field, planted the lily-white banner, and cheer us on to follow them to victory.”

Love’s Lunatic

“The wildness of Love
dances in your eyes;
the love of wildness lights your smile…”

The Many Faces and Phases of St. Francis of Assisi: From Soldier, to Beggar, to Troubadour, to Saint

“But as his faith and fate converged and intervened like the inseparable ivy vines that cling and climb upwardly, attaching themselves to a towering tree or a castle’s tall, fortified walls, he was inspired to veer off his former course and peruse a heavenly path…”

Pax et Bonum: A Movie Review of “Francis of Assisi”

“While many of Assisi’s prominent citizens dismiss him as a lunatic, he begins to draw a following among those who seek to live the rule of total poverty in the spirit and service of Christ.”