Our Mentors: St. Crispin

Mentor Four: St. Crispin St. Crispin–patron of cobblers–may be an odd choice, I know. But Crispin is less a choice for his example to us as a holy man, though he was a saintly and faithful bishop, and more a nostalgic choice and a call to communio as Catholic men. A bit of background: A … Continue reading Our Mentors: St. Crispin


Feast of the Annunciation

Today is the Feast of the Annunciation. For some reason, this has always been one of my favorite feast days in the liturgical year. There is the obvious incarnational aspect of the feast–since this is the first time in the year when we celebrate Christ taking on flesh. It is also a very pro-life feast, … Continue reading Feast of the Annunciation

Fr. Schall on Thinking Like a Catholic

Father James Schall discusses his newest book at the Catholic Information Center site. His book collects various writings from his career that give a picture of what it means to think as a Catholic. If you've read Fr. Schall, you know that he always thinks with the mind and the heart of the Church. This … Continue reading Fr. Schall on Thinking Like a Catholic

Feast of St. Joseph

Thanks to Zenit, we have the text of Pope Benedict's homily from vespers of the Feast of St. Joseph. May we all strive to be "faithful and wise servants" in our families and vocations: Dear Brother Cardinals and Bishops, Priests and Deacons, Consecrated Brothers and Sisters, Friends from other Christian Confessions, Dear Brothers and Sisters! … Continue reading Feast of St. Joseph