Category Archives: Faith

Loving the Poor

Oh, how great must be the love that the Son of God bears to the poor! for He chose the state of poverty, He wished to be called the teacher of the poor, and counts most especially as done to … Continue reading

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Loving the Image of God

A holy Religious once wrote this resolution: “I will love God for Himself, and for love of Him I will serve those who bear His image. I will give my heart to Him, and my hands to my neighbor, that … Continue reading

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Motives for Loving Our Neighbor

If we love our neighbor because he does us good, that is, because he loves us, and brings us some advantage, honor, or pleasure, this is what we call a love of complacency, and is common to us with the … Continue reading

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary

St. Elizabeth, daughter of Andrew II, King of Hungary, and wife of Ludwig, Landgrave of Thuringia, was from her earliest youth most devout to the glorious Queen of Heaven. She always took delight in venerating her and in causing her … Continue reading

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Queen of Patriarchs

By the gift of piety, the Holy Ghost inspires us to love God as our Father, to whom we pay that respect, honor and worship, which a dutiful son renders to the author of his days, according to the words … Continue reading

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St. Margaret of Scotland

St. Margaret’s name signifies “pearl;” “a fitting name,” says Theodoric, her confessor and her first biographer, “for one such as she.” Her soul was like a precious pearl. A life spent amidst the luxury of a royal court never dimmed … Continue reading

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St. Gertrude

Gertrude was born in the year 1263, of a noble Saxon family, and placed at the age of five for education in the Benedictine abbey of Rodelsdorf. Her strong mind was carefully cultivated, and she wrote Latin with unusual elegance … Continue reading

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