Big News for Archeology and for Christendom: Tomb of Apostle Philip Uncovered in Turkey

He’s kind of like the “Come and See” Saint.-- Philip brought to Jesus his friend Nathaniel who, along with Philip, dropped what he was doing and became a follower of Christ.-- He brought to Jesus the boy with a basket of food, and so witnessed the miracle of the loaves and fishes.-- And Philip wanted to see for himself—so he asked Jesus, at the Last Supper, to show him the Father. *     *     *     *     * The archeological world has been abuzz this week with the news that the tomb of the a … [Read more...]

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GOT FAITH? In Death as In Life, Miguel Pro Is an Inspiration

GOT FAITH?  And what’s it worth to you? On this day, people of faith remember 20th century martyr Miguel Pro, a Jesuit priest who died by firing squad on November 23, 1927.  His joy and courage in the face of execution are an example to all of us.  While we will most likely never be asked to defend to the death our deepest held beliefs, we do face “little” persecutions—the scorn of nonbelieving co-workers, or the disdain and disregard of liberal media—on a daily basis.  Miguel Pro shows us how … [Read more...]

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