Recently, my family and I had a unique opportunity: to view and venerate relics of St. Anthony. Yes, THE St. Anthony. The one who helps us all find everything from our lost keys to lost sanity to parking spaces at the mall. You know, Tony. It was thrilling and simultaneously oddly calming to be so close to a part of someone with whom I’ve felt so close for all of my life and yet who...
I won’t lie. Until about five minutes ago, I had no real idea as to what I was going to write for today’s post. In my head, thoughts about Lent, Ash Wednesday, the Holy Father, and Sts. Cyril and Methodius were running a muck, each vying for the spot. (Also running through my mind: how to get a two month old to sleep and how to simultaneously quiet down both of her sisters.)...
Yesterday was the feast day of St. Polycarp, of whom St. Irenaeus says “he was not only taught by the Apostles, and lived in familiar intercourse with many that had seen Christ, but also received his appointment in Asia from the Apostles as Bishop in the Church of Smyrna.” [Irenaeus] then goes on to speak of his own personal acquaintance with Polycarp, his martyrdom, and...
Last week, Truth & Charity’s very own Brock Restovich had the opportunity to briefly interview fellow Catholic apologist Patrick Madrid.
I’m a chicken. A big one.
Reading The Rule of St. Benedict and Mother Teresa’s Humility List has been a big wake-up call. Despite the fact that life has been movin’ right along, I have gotten myself into a bit of a rut of spiritual inaction; but, encountering the saints in this way has been manna for my hungry soul. The challenge in both St. Benedict’s and Mother Teresa’s...