St. Thérèse and the Rose-Tinted Glasses of Grace

(All images property of the Society of the Little Flower) 2014 was a dark and difficult year for Father Bob Colaresi, O. Carm., Director of the Society of the Little Flower which honors the life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux. In the Society’s newsletter “Between Friends,” he explained, “I had many losses, deaths, disappointments, and [Read More…]

A Morning Prayer from St. Thomas More

Blogging has been light lately because I’m working on The Christophers’ annual “Three Minutes a Day” book of daily stories and reflections (Pre-orders will start soon). Yesterday, I came across a prayer written by St. Thomas More that seems an appropriate way to start your morning, so I’m sharing it here (as well as in [Read More…]

The Truth About Angels, Messengers from God

The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Angels: Messengers from God” (which was written by a freelancer). If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” —Hebrews 13:2 [Read More…]

A Mohawk-Themed Mass in Honor of St. Kateri

(Photo property of narrative.ly) One of our freelance writers, Garan Santicola, recently wrote an article about Native American Catholics for the website Narratively, which describes itself this way: “Narratively is a platform devoted to untold human stories. We avoid the breaking news and the next big headline, and focus instead on slow storytelling, exploring one [Read More…]