Mother of God, He broke thy heart That it might wider be, That in the vastness of its love There might be room for me. Fr. Frederick William Faber (b. 1814- d. 1863) The month of May would not be complete without a post on Our Lady’s son, Fr. Frederick William Faber. I wrote of this English priest in…
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St. Andrew’s Day: November 30
Today, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the Holy Apostle, and martyr, St. Andrew. St. Andrew is the patron saint of both Scotland and Russia, and is loved throughout the world. His name means manly, and he exhibited the highest form of manliness by his tireless Apostolic work which culminated in his blessed martyrdom, hanging on a sideways cross which has…
Over the past several weeks, I have had the opportunity to wander about the states of Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio; meeting, along the way, Roman Catholic lay persons, and priests. It was lovely. Yes, the Church is currently suffering. I am not equipped to say what precisely is happening during this current time of crisis, but I can…