Centered in the Eucharist

By Peter Darcy | On May 28, 2015 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy As the Church departs the glorious season of Easter and returns to Ordinary Time, we take a moment to pause and remind ourselves how we may grow in holiness during the “normal” course of our spiritual lives. The liturgical seasons of Advent, Lent, and Easter immerse us in the greatest mysteries of our faith, but they are…

George Orwell on Telling the Truth

By Peter Darcy | On May 20, 2015 | No Comments

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. ~George Orwell (1903-1950) was a British novelist.

Albert Schweitzer on Reverence for Life

By Peter Darcy | On May 13, 2015 | No Comments

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life. ~Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965) was a French-German physician and humanitarian

The Triumph of Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart – One Heart at a Time

By Peter Darcy | On May 13, 2015 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy People sometimes ask me what they can do to counter the negative effects of our decadent society. My answer is always the same two things: be truly Catholic and be Marian. This is the formula for transforming our world, and when these commitments are fully in place, everything else follows. There are many ways to be a…

Judge of Character

By Peter Darcy | On May 12, 2015 | No Comments

Trixie – an incredible judge of character: Even serial killers have dogs they love and that return their affection, thought it’s difficult to imagine John Wayne Gacy knitting a sweater for a Chihuahua or Jeffrey Dahmer taking time away from his collection of severed heads to frolic in the park with a Labradoodle. Perhaps Stalin’s dogs had to love him…

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Pope Paul VI on Optimism

By Peter Darcy | On May 5, 2015 | No Comments

The Christian vision of the universe and of life is … triumphantly optimistic. ~Pope Paul VI was the Roman Pontiff from 1963-1978.

Jesus, King of Glory

By Peter Darcy | On May 1, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me: As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on. Glory, glory, hallelujah! –“Battle Hymn of the Republic,” verse 5, Julia Ward Howe,…