The Power of Desire

Last Sunday after Pentecost 2023 In this Epistle we are encouraged when St. Paul tells us that he never stops praying for us.  Yet we can still be lost if we do not desire to follow God’s will for us.  The greatest proof of union with God’s will is joy in adversity.  How much we…

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Ask and You Shall Receive

25th Sunday after Pentecost 2023 The Introit and other prayers of this Mass are repeated every Sunday in the weeks approaching the conclusion of the liturgical year.  The Church’s prayer gives us hope for our impending judgment.  The Collect reminds us that we must not simply rely on words, but we must also act.  A…

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The Perfection Of Love

24th Sunday after Pentecost 2023 We should make a study of the saints for this coming week, each one of which gives an invaluable example to motivate our spiritual lives.  Today is about charity.  Nothing matters if we lack this great virtue.  We must love our neighbors because God loves them.  This was the example…

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Our Ladder To Holiness

23rd Sunday after Pentecost 2023 It is very fitting this Sunday falls after the feast of All Saints this year, because in his Epistle St. Paul speaks of following the example of the saints.  The lives, example, and instruction of the saints help us ascend to the heights of holiness.  We know the value of…

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True Affection For The Dead

All Souls Day Evening 2023 Our bodies at the time of death are separated from our souls and undergo corruption.  All the souls of the departed will hear the voice of the Son of God at the Last Judgment.  It is an ancient practice, and one that is natural to man, to pray for the…

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Pray For Their Rest

All Souls Day 2023 The Mass of the dead is really the Mass of life.  Virtually nobody prays for the dead, which is a great injustice.  Although Purgatory is not formally denied, it is simply never mentioned.  We must pray for the priests and religious who held fast to the true traditions of our Faith,…

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Saints Who Changed The World

All Saints Day Evening 2023 Today we celebrate one of the marks of the true Church – her holiness.  The almost innumerable saints in Heaven are the result of the redemption Christ won on the cross.  Today we especially celebrate the unknown saints.  If we wish to change the course of history, we must be…

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Everything Is For The Saints

All Saints Day 2023 St. John expresses God’s love and mercy for the Hebrews in today’s passage from the Apocalypse, but it is also a call for all men.  Every man is called to be a saint.  The origins of this feast go back to the beginning of time, because even the angels are included…

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We Have No King But Christ

Christ The King 2023 Salvation is all that matters.  It is necessary that every person and every government should be Catholic.  Today the Church authorities tell us that we must not make converts.  This is cruelty because charity demands that we help our neighbor.  Christ said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the…

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The Sword Of Salvation

21st Sunday after Pentecost 2023 The martyrology, used in the Divine Office, is a great treasure of the Church.  We belong to the Catholic Church, which alone possesses the mark of holiness.  Not only was the Founder holy, being God Himself, but its truths and sacraments are holy and lead men to sanctity.  We are…

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