Good Morning, Friends, Holy Apostles College & Seminary is proud to announce the appointment of Fr. Joshua Genig, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Church History and Benedicta Leadership Institute Studies, Chair of the Women’s Leadership Studies Concentration in MAPS. Fr. Joshua Genig will be joining the online faculty at Holy Apostles College & Seminary beginning with […] Read More
Read “In Defense of Converts” written by Stephen Bullivant published at First Things.
At the beginning of Lent, I picked up my dusty copy of St. Faustina’s diary. This book transformed my spirituality when I was a college student. As I read the saint’s diary this morning, I was struck by Jesus’ words to her during Lent “Pray for souls that they be not afraid to approach the […] Read More
Violence is man’s greatest affliction, and unfortunately it was self-inflicted. Theologian Arthur McGill defines violence in the following way: “The term ‘violence’ refers to an event or an action that ‘violates’ some aspect of human life. Violence, then, is always connected with suffering.” (McGill, 19) This definition shows the nature of ‘violence’ I am speaking about. First, […] Read More
November is a great time to meditate upon our final destiny. Catholics are often reminded of the four last things which lay always before a soul on Earth: death, judgment, heaven, and hell. The souls in Purgatory have already faced these and during the month of November we pray for them; but we are also […] Read More
In 1805 explorers of Franconia Notch in NH were amazed to see an outcropping of rock formation on the side of a mountain that resembled the profile of an old man. This “old man of the mountain” became the icon of New Hampshire, appearing on license plates, toll tokens, and road signs. Suddenly in the […] Read More
“Always resignation and acceptance. Always prudence and honour and duty. Elinor, where is your heart?” ― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility Sense and Sensibility A friend introduced me to the work of Jane Austen a few years ago, one affectionate story at a time. The above quote from Sense and Sensibility portrays the interplay between […] Read More
The New Testament authors mention atleast a couple men by the name of James, but keeping their identities straight can be a bit confusing. Here’s what you need to know. We now refer to these men as St. James the Lesser and St. James the Greater, but the Bible contains different monikers. Sometimes, the Scripture […] Read More