Even the casual baseball fan has felt the deep sadness surrounding the recent death of Jose Fernandez, a 24-year-old superstar pitcher for the Miami Marlins. Universally recognized for a broad grin, charismatic personality, and devotion to those around him, Fernandez seemed to have exuded zeal, humility, and hopefulness almost constantly. Love something in your life the way […]
A reader recently wrote into Mountain Catholic with a tough question: “How do you remain charitable in a cutthroat work environment, where people are rewarded for their Machiavellian practices?” Normally, I would say, “Quit.” But that’s simply not realistic. Giving up your source of income even temporarily is not an option for most people. In […]
In his latest homily, from St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver, Deacon Kirby Longo reminds us to preach the Gospel and make disciples of all nations.
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Why everyone should watch the dopest, most religious show on TV right now: History Channel’s Vikings. Remarkably few spoilers. http://www.history.com/shows/vikings
Do you even lift, bro? St. Hyacinth, sure did, and because of that he’s the patron saint of weightlifters. This master of strength was born in Silesia, Poland in 1185. He later became a priest in Krakow, where he distinguished himself as a man of charity and intellectual promise. Early in his priestly ministry, he […]
Dear Catholic Girl, So, there’s this girl. And, I’ve had girls before in my life who I have asked out, or shown interest in before. But, in many cases, it seems that if it doesn’t work out, because sometimes it just doesn’t after a date or two, gals become really upset about that, and seem […]
A version of this article originally appeared on Aleteia. It has been published with permission. I live in a small town where artsy folk love to congregate. Strolling the streets, you come upon a number of art galleries, pottery studios, and (of course) coffee shops. One establishment stands out from among the rest: the General […]
So….just because you’re right doesn’t mean you’re right.
I’ve talked some recently about issues surrounding, in particular, habitual and “Come to Jesus” types of sins, and I’ve encouraged people to seek out confession and to pray for the theological virtues. And I still do. However, I also wanted to address the issues of sin on a more practical level. Because, while the doing […]