Image: Nicolas Poussin, Et in Arcadia ego. Remember Death

We are all going to die. We were reminded of this on Ash Wednesday when the priest put ashes on our heads saying, “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” We need to be reminded about the reality of our death because we forget so easily. Our culture desensitizes us to the fact of dying. It makes death seem so commonplace as to... [Read more...]

The Embers of Evangelization

“I have come to set the world on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!” Luke 12:49 Jesus began to ignite the world by providing His apostles with the kindling of His teaching and example.  These men were the embers that the Holy Spirit would fan into a flame at Pentecost—a flame that, whenever it came into contact with another properly... [Read more...]