Archive for September, 2016

Working to Preserve Christianity in the Middle East

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Six months after the United States officially acknowledged that ISIS is perpetrating genocide against Christians and other religious groups with an aim toward eradicating them from the Middle East, how does the situation fare? Despite official claims of degradation of Islamic State forces due to military strikes against their strongholds, life has not improved for […] [Read more]

Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Earlier today Pope Francis canonized Mother Teresa of Calcutta, declaring the sainthood of a woman who in her lifetime never felt comfortable with the world describing her as “a living saint.” In a certain way, many would say that the name “Mother Teresa” is synonymous with a saintly life and to now call her “Saint […] [Read more]

The Teachings of Mother Teresa

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

“God has created us for great things: to love and offer love, to experience tenderness toward others, as he did, and to know how to offer Jesus to others.  People are not hungry for us; they are hungry for God” (Heart of Joy, 18).  In these words, Mother Teresa crystalizes the calling of us all […] [Read more]