Daily archives:January 24, 2018

  • The great apostle Paul, named Saul at his circumcision, was born at Tarsus, the capital of Silicia, and was by privilege a Roman citizen, to which quality a great distinction and several exemptions were granted by the laws of the empire. He was early instructed in the strict observance of the Mosa[...]
  • by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876 Then Jesus said to him: Be gone, Satan!"--Matt. 4 : 10.  There is but one evil, and that is sin. This evil has many different paths by which it approaches us. These paths are called temptations. It is true that of themselves temptations can not injure u[...]
  • "I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what his Lord doth. But I have called you friends; because all things whatsoever I have heard from my father, I have made known to you." — St. John xv. 15 Could our Blessed Lord be plainer ? The proof of His friendship is plainly stat[...]