Quote of the day

This marks the feast of an American original: St. Katharine Drexel, a woman of our own time (she died on this date in 1955) who was an heiress — and nun. “If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and [Read More...]

Quote of the day: on suffering

“Where would I be today without my crosses? What knowledge and wisdom would I lack without the challenges and difficulties that caused me to ask questions and passionately seek answers. When you suffer, platitudes aren’t enough, slogans won’t do. You have to go deeper, search for real answers and often learn that there are no [Read More...]

Quote of the day

“If only 15% of Catholics go to Mass on a given Sunday, look around and see how many of them are old. Even the 15% who are there won’t be there for very long. The solution is simple: we must return to the supernatural realities of the historic faith and evangelize like the Apostles of [Read More...]

Quote of the day: Lil Wayne on the Bible

So, Lil Wayne, read any good books lately? “I also read the Bible for the first time. It was deep! I liked the parts where some character was once this, but he ended up being that. Like he’d be dissing Jesus, and then he ends up being a saint. That was cool.” – Rapper Lil [Read More...]

Quote of the day: "Break the mirrors!"

Words to live by… “Break your mirrors!  Yes, indeed — shatter the glass.  In our society that is so self-absorbed, begin to look less at yourself and more at each other. Learn more about the face of your neighbor, and less about your own. I suggest this: when you get to be 30, 40, 50, [Read More...]

Quote of the day

“I do not want you stage folk to develop the idea that the Catholic Church now formally approves of things on the stage.” – New York Cardinal John M. Farley, in creating the Catholic Actors Guild in 1914. Read all about it here. Fascinating stuff! [Read more...]