Lessons From the Holy Grotto

In the moral order, the world is composed largely of sinners, selfish creatures who live not to serve God, but to please themselves. These self-serving souls comprise the vast majority of mankind, especially in times … Continue reading

He Chose a Greater Chivalry: St. Francis of Assisi (Part 4)

It had become evident that the simple, familiar, and unceremonious ways which had marked the Franciscan movement at its beginning were gradually disappearing, and that the heroic poverty practiced by Francis and his companions at … Continue reading