Category Archives: Saints

Why Did St. Thomas Hang Around?

[Today’s Gospel reminded me of this post I had published back in 2015.] It had never occurred to me before, not until Father John asked the rhetorical question during his Sunday Mass homily. “Why did Thomas stick with the disciples for a whole week, … Continue reading

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Review: “The Saint Monica Club: How to Wait, Hope, and Pray for Your Fallen-Away Loved Ones”

Maggie Green’s book, “The Saint Monica Club: How to Wait, Hope, and Pray for Your Fallen-Away Loved Ones”, is one of those books you hope you never need, but if you ever do, you’re grateful it’s there. Every Catholic parent … Continue reading

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Things St. Lawrence Never Said

In honor of today’s celebration of the Feast of St Lawrence, I decided to dig out and dust off a 2011 post from my old blog. I just love this guy. Deacon and martyr, patron saint of comedians and cooks. … Continue reading

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Happy Feast of St. Lawrence!

Today is one of my favorite saint feast days, for obvious reasons. St Lawrence, Deacon of the early Church, martyr for the faith. Stood up to Roman authority. Funny guy. Patron of chefs. What’s not to love? Happy Feast Day! … Continue reading

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