Posts Tagged ‘St. Catherine of Siena’

Setting the World Ablaze: Living the Theology of the Body

“If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” This famous quote attributed to St. Catherine of Sienna could very well describe the good fruit of the second international Theology of the Body Congress held this July in Philadelphia. The event brought together a first-class roster of speakers (Damon Owens, Christopher West, Dr. Janet Smith, Fr. Michael Gaitley, Dr. John Grabowski, Dr. Deborah Savage, and many more) that...

Year of Faith or Year of Fluff? What Will it Be?

If the new evangelization means in part trying to bring the lax and the “no-shows” at Mass and Holy Communion back to their senses and practice their faith, it will take a lot more than speeches, programs, and homilies by the hierarchy. It takes exceptional efforts at prayer and penance on the part of the few to save the many.

Before one tries to restore truth to the blind of mind and the...