Monthly Archives: May 2012

Holiness of Life and Martyrdom for the Faith (Part II)

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis Pentecost SundayMay 27, 2012 During his pastoral visit to the United Kingdom in September of last year, in his earlier mentioned address at Westminster Hall, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the … Continue reading

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Holiness of Life and Martyrdom for the Faith

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis Seventh Sunday of EasterMay 20, 2012 The witness of holiness of life is, in fact, martyrdom, in one form of another. In the words of the Holy Scriptures, it is dying … Continue reading

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George Washington and the Popes: Faith and Morality are Indispensible for Prosperity

George Washington understood the importance of building a society formed in sound moral virtue: “Of all the dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, Religion and morality are indispensible supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

Homilist: Campion P. Gavaler, OSB Fifth Sunday of EasterMay 6, 2012 Gospel Summary In this passage from the Last Supper Discourse (13:31-17:26), Jesus reveals to his disciples and to us that he is the true vine planted and cared for … Continue reading

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Silence is Necessary

Homilist: Fr. Michael Phillippino Fourth Sunday of EasterApril 29, 2012 I had a friend in the seminary who became a Stigmatine priest. The superior of the house would see him lying on his bed and apparently doing nothing, so he … Continue reading

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