Archive for July, 2014

“Through Christ We have Received the Grace of Apostleship”

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Today and over the next three Mondays we will examine Saint Paul’s Letter to the Romans to consider how we can be witnesses of the hope and joy we find in the Christian life. Pope Francis writes in Evangelii gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel), “In virtue of their baptism, all the members of the People […] [Read more]

The Religious Foundation of Freedom

Friday, July 4th, 2014

As we reflect on the history of our nation’s founding on this Fourth of July and also bring to a close the Fortnight for Freedom, it is appropriate to recognize the role that religion has played in that effort to build a free and just society.  No small part of that history is the generosity […] [Read more]