Francesco Conti, Saint Joseph with Christ Child 5 Ways St. Joseph Can Help Your Lent

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on March 19, 2015. How can St. Joseph help you this Lent?  I propose five ways.  Simplicity In John 6, when Jesus boldly declares, “I am the bread of life,” his hearers murmur among themselves and ask, “Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph?”  (Jn 6:41).  Apparently, they considered Joseph... [Read more...]

Isaac Levitan, Trail in the Forest A Simple Adventure

Every so often, we come across a news story about an adventurer. Maybe someone is sailing around the world, or biking from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, or hiking the Appalachian Trail from end to end. We know that such a person leaves behind the comforts of daily life and a job, regular meals, padded armchairs, pocket-handkerchiefs, and many other things... [Read more...]