Make Your Mardi “Gras”!

A Guest Post by Monsignor Richard Soseman Hilaire Belloc was French born of an English mother, and he maintained dual citizenship throughout his life.  Although he lived at a time in England when there was still a very anti Catholic atmosphere throughout society, he remained a fervent Catholic as he lived his many faceted career as a serious writer and scholar, satirist, Member of Parliament, and mentor and friend to many of the other writers of that period, people like G.K. Chesterton and … [Read more...]

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THEN YOUR LIGHT SHALL BREAK FORTH LIKE THE DAWN: What God REALLY Wants From You This Lent

As we continue our journey of forty days, it’s good to remember that fasting from food is good, but what God REALLY wants from us is our gift of self—expressed in a love for the poor, the hungry, the homeless, and the downtrodden. The first reading at Mass today explains it all:  Is this the manner of fasting I wish, of keeping a day of penance: That a man bow his head like a reed, and lie in sackcloth and ashes? Do you call this a fast, a day acceptable to the LORD? This, rather, is the fast … [Read more...]

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