Series: Saints

Lent – Responding to the call of Lent with Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Lent – Responding to the call of Lent with Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Saints

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series SaintsWhy I love Ash Wednesday and Lent Yesterday I woke with a strong desire to attend the Ash Wednesday mass and receive the mark of the ashes on my forehead. The ashes are, at their most basic level, a reminder as well as a call.Continue Reading

Pray to Saint Jude for help when you’re in a pinch

Pray to Saint Jude for help when you’re in a pinch

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Saints

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series SaintsNow Saint Jude is not a saint I’ve called on for intercession in the past but the other day I embarked on a hopeless case and thought it might be time to pray to Saint Jude. I could use a little help: I had toContinue Reading

Saint Gertrude the Great, celebrated mystic and theologian

Saint Gertrude the Great, celebrated mystic and theologian

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Saints

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series SaintsWho is Saint Gertrude the Great? If you are drawn to devout prayer and contemplation, then Saint Gertrude the Great is definitely someone you want to get to know. If you love Christ and the Eucharist, again, Saint Gertrude the Great is someone to notContinue Reading

City of God draws Facebook readers

City of God draws Facebook readers

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Saints

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series SaintsReading the Classics with Saint Augustine 2014 Why not ring in the new year with Saint Augustine? Reading the classics has been an on-going goal and resolution of mine for several years so you can imagine how happy I was to discover a reading SaintContinue Reading