Category Archives: Religion

House of Gold

Next to charity, there is no virtue more pleasing to God than Christian humility. This virtue, unknown to the heathen, was taught us by God Himself, when He stooped to become man for love of us. And as though such … Continue reading

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St. Matthew

One day, as our Lord was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw, sitting at the receipt of custom, Matthew the publican, whose business it was to collect the taxes from the people for their Roman masters. Jesus said … Continue reading

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Attachment to One’s Reputation

Souls that are weak and too much attached to their own reputation, make a great stir and commotion, and can have no peace, if any calumny is spread against them. It is not thus with generous souls who aim at … Continue reading

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St. Januarius

Many centuries ago, St. Januarius died for the faith in the persecution of Diocletian, and to this day God confirms the faith of His Church, and works a continual miracle, through the blood which Januarius shed for Him. The Saint … Continue reading

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St. Stanislas Kostka

The young Stanislaus Kostka was most devout to our blessed Lady, so much so that from his infancy he had acquired the habit of reciting the Rosary every day in her honor. While still a youth, he loved to speak … Continue reading

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Treasures of Divine Providence

The pressure of necessity gives occasion to show whether we truly trust in God. -St. Vincent de Paul When this Saint was once told by his house-steward that he had not a sou for daily expenses without considering the special … Continue reading

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St. Cyprian

Cyprian was an African of noble birth but of evil life, a pagan, and a teacher of rhetoric. In middle life he was converted to Christianity, and shortly after his baptism was ordained priest, and made Bishop of Carthage, notwithstanding … Continue reading

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