A Culture of Irreverence

When I began reflecting on three words that popped into my mind during the 2020 Christmas Season (words, burdens, & irreverence), a seasonal search for Christmas ornaments on the Esty fueled the third word: irreverence. When I began reading Alice von Hildebrand's By Love Refined: Letters to a Young Bride a couple years ago, her … Continue reading A Culture of Irreverence

St. John Vianney, Pray for Our Priests

My friend and I recently finished praying the Novena to St. John Vianney, patron saint of priests and seminarians. From his childhood during the French Revolution France, which forced he and other Catholics to worship in hiding, or deserting the Napoleonic army, to his academic difficulties in seminary, St. John Vianney exemplifies patient perseverance. Known as … Continue reading St. John Vianney, Pray for Our Priests