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“Love and do what you will,”

Optional Memorial of St. Margaret of Scotland; St. Gertrude, Virgin Our Savior says that a good tree, that is, a good heart as well as a soul on fire with charity, can do nothing but good and holy works. For this reason, St. Augustine said,…

Giving thanks for Sean Patrick

Of all our national holidays, Thanksgiving is one of my absolute favorites. What a wonderful idea it is to gather with family and friends, reflect on our bountiful blessings, and give thanks for God’s generosity. At our house this year, we…

To train a citizen is to train a critic

Memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin To train a citizen is to train a critic. The whole point of education is that it should give a man abstract and eternal standards, by which he can judge material and fugitive concerns. — G.K.…

For we are God’s co-workers

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica For we are God’s co-workers; you are God’s field, God’s building. According to the grace of God given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building upon it.…