The St. Monica Option

Saint Monica's patient, persevering prayer made all the difference in the world. No joke.

Against Staggering Odds

On Aug. 25, we mark the birthday of Helen Kowalska (1905-1938), known today as St. Maria Faustina Kowalska, the great apostle of Divine Mercy.

Part 6: Envy

Envy can creep into our hearts, even within the Church, even among people laboring in the vineyard.

Evangelizers Assemble!

We are commissioned, every single Catholic, every last Christian, to go out and announce the Good News of the Gospel to the world.

Good Gluttony

Follow God's example. Love Mary and trust her with everything you've got.

The Hearts of the Matter

We are to become faithful brothers of Jesus, faithful children of Mary.

Part 5: Wrath

Meekness - steadfast meekness, courageous meekness - is the means by which hearts can be converted.

The Case for the Assumption of Mary

We celebrate one of the greatest mysteries of the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Aug. 15. How do we know her Assumption really happened?

In Darkness, Light

Saint Jane Frances de Chantal's successful struggle against many sufferings and great inner darkness offers hope