The Power of Forgiveness

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Doesn’t this look like a touching photo of an elderly mother with her son? The story behind this peaceful, loving photo is more incredible than you can imagine. For you see, this is St. Maria Goretti’s mom, and the man with her is her daughter’s attacker and murderer, Alessandro Serenelli. The Goretti family was poor, […]

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A California Saint

Monday, July 1, 2019

To say that St. Junípero Serra has been a controversial figure is not new.  Even in his own time, as founder of the California Missions, he was often slandered and attacked, but in the end, justified by a clean conscience.  But he shows us, that even under attack or duress from society, we must always, […]

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What is a Triduum?

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The older Catholic Encyclopedia (1913) defines a Triduum as “A time frequently chosen for prayer or for other devout practices, whether by individuals in private, or in public by congregations or special organizations in parishes, in religious communities, seminaries, or schools.”  The most famous in our modern times being, of course, the Triduum from Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper to Easter Vigil.  […]

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