Mass of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions, Martyrs

Today’s memorial of the Filipino Saint Lorenzo Ruiz illustrates the marvelous universalization of the Church’s calendar that took place during the pontificate of Pope John...

Acedia: Been There, Done That

ACEDIA: A common malady of the soul manifesting itself in despondency, depression, listlessness, a particular distate for spiritual things, and a distaste for life in...

A Little Boy and the Statue He Loved

Michael Dennis Kirby March 20, 1959 — November 25, 1998 When I was growing up, there was a statue of Saint Vincent de Paul in...

The Mission

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY–FIFTH WEEK OF THE YEAR II MEMORIAL OF SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL, PRIEST Proverbs 30:5–9 Psalm 118:29, 72, 89, 101, 104, 163...