Category: Saints

My Elizabethan Friend

I happen to have a friend who — quite apart from the fact that she is of Hungarian descent — reminds me of Saint Elizabeth...

A Passion for Holiness

Laus Crucis introduces us to yet another holy young Passionist: Blessed Pio (Campidelli) of Saint Aloysius. In many ways, Blessed Pio reminds me of Blessed...

He Who Embraces Me Embraces Thorns

I told you that once, when I had to pass through a heavy storm, I found myself before my sacramental Love and my soul flew...

Frumentum Christi Sum

Frumentum Christi sum, dentibus bestiarum molar, ut panis mundus inveniar. I actually sang part of my homily this morning. Yes, I did. I couldn’t help...

The Poverello at Abbey–Roads

My friend Terry at Abbey–Roads has some brilliant posts for today’s feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. He says, among other things, that “Francis, in...