MEMORIAL OF THE FIRST MARTYRS OF THE CHURCH OF ROME

MEMORIAL OF THE FIRST MARTYRS OF THE CHURCH OF ROME

Let us follow for a moment the clue of the martyr and the suicide; and take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions of merely rational sages. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. Continue reading MEMORIAL OF THE FIRST MARTYRS OF THE CHURCH OF ROME

MEMORIAL OF ST THOMAS MOORE AND ST JOHN FISHER

MEMORIAL OF ST THOMAS MOORE AND ST JOHN FISHER

Especially in difficult times of challenge, when those times always begin with friendships and relationships in the home before they ever get to the public square, the lives of the saints who faced Christ’s sword of division ( Matthew 10:33-35) give us courage. So it is with Sir Thomas More. Continue reading MEMORIAL OF ST THOMAS MOORE AND ST JOHN FISHER