SAINTS AT WORK: St. Catherine of Siena, Dominican Model of Fortitude during Pandemic

SAINTS AT WORK: St. Catherine of Siena, Dominican Model of Fortitude during Pandemic

St. Catherine of Siena was born March 25th, 1347, when the world stood at the brink of the very pandemic for which the word “quarantine” was invented. In Italian, “quaranta giorni” – forty days – was the allotted time that ships were required to remain offshore before landing. The Bubonic Plague, also known as the…

Unity Through Reform

Unity Through Reform

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus (Romans 15:5) — The 2018 “Summer of Sorrow” has proven to be a tumultuous time for the Church. The Barque of Peter has been rocked by scandal after scandal, and many Church leaders…