Posts Tagged ‘Saint Thomas More’

Saints John Fisher and Thomas More: Witnesses in Defense of Marriage and the Church

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

A famous telling of the story of Saint Thomas More is entitled “A Man for All Seasons.” Certainly this patron of statesmen, together with his contemporary Saint John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, is a man for our time as we confront challenges quite similar to those presented to these two inspirational martyrs, whose joint feast […] [Read more]

Fortnight for Freedom

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Today marks the beginning of a special confluence of our civil and liturgical calendars, a time to prayerfully reflect on and celebrate our religious freedom as Americans and as Catholics.  The second annual Fortnight for Freedom begins today and concludes on July 4, two weeks during which our Catholic liturgical calendar celebrates great martyrs who […] [Read more]