Monthly Archives: January 2014

28 January – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  St. Thomas Aquinas  (1225-1274) By universal consent Thomas Aquinas is the preeminent spokesman of the Catholic tradition of reason and of divine revelation. He is one of the great teachers of the … Continue reading

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28 January – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

    January 28, May 29, September 28 Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) As for self-will, we are forbidden to do our own will by the Scripture, which says to us, “Turn away from your own will” (Eccles. 18:30), and … Continue reading

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27 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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27 January – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  St. Angela Merici  (1470?-1540) Angela has the double distinction of founding the first teaching congregation of women in the Church and what is now called a “secular institute” of religious women. As … Continue reading

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27 January – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

    January 27, May 28, September 27 Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) Let a man consider that God is always looking at him from heaven, that his actions are everywhere visible to the divine eyes and are constantly being … Continue reading

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26 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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26 January – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio Sts. Timothy and Titus Timothy (d. 97?) What we know from the New Testament of Timothy’s life makes it sound like that of a modern harried bishop. He had the honor of … Continue reading

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26 January – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  January 26, May 27, September 26 Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) The first degree of humility, then, is that a person keep the fear of God before his eyes (Ps. 35[36]:2) and beware of ever forgetting it. Let him … Continue reading

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25 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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25 January – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio January 25  Conversion of St. Paul  Paul’s entire life can be explained in terms of one experience—his meeting with Jesus on the road to Damascus. In an instant, he saw that all … Continue reading

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