A recent document issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith explains what sensus fidei is and how it should be applied. And it’s certainly not an affirmation that women should be ordained priests.
Here is a poem by Ogden Nash that I'm sure you'll enjoy. It's a light-hearted, modern approach to a deeply loving, cherished old saint. I hope your stocking is filled with all kinds of good things this morning. More importantly, may St. Nicholas shower you with spiritual gifts and blessings throughout the day. Blessed Feast of St. Nicholas!
In Ireland, exceptional hospitality isn't as much a practiced virtue as it is a matter of course. Hospitality is part of what the Irish people are made of and I was the blessed recipient of that hospitality for eight days.
On November 21, the Church celebrates the memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. You might be thinking, “Wait a minute. Didn’t we celebrate that earlier in the year?” We did indeed celebrate Read more…