Readings this Week

  • isaac of stella paul galatians 6 forbear forbearance love is the law of Christ

    Loving Forbearance, the Law of Christ – Isaac of Stella

    Isaac of Stella on Paul’s exhortation in Galatians 6:2 to “Bear one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ.”  Charity is characterized by compassion, patience, and forbearance.  To forebear the weaknesses and faults of others is a hallmark of divine love. hy, my......

  • beatitudes beatitude happiness happy blessed blessedness faith hope peace joy 6th Sunday Ordinary C

    Beatitudes: Is It Wrong to be Happy?

    The Beatitudes appear in the gospels of Matthew and Luke as part of the Sermon on the Mount. But what actually is the nature of true happiness? Must we be miserable in this world to be happy in the next? Faith and hope bring the lasting joy that is the essence of true blessedness....

  • st cyril methodius valentine's day february 14 slavs slavic cyrillic

    The Last Days of Saint Cyril

    An anonymous account of the last days of St. Cyril, brother of Methodius. The two brothers brought the gospel to the Slavic People in the 9th Century. Their feast is February 14, Valentine's Day....