Tagged: March 2011

Pope Affirms St. Alphonsus as Model of Evangelization

benedict_alphonsus_lores.jpgPope Benedict XVI recognized the mission of the Redemptorists and of Liguori Publications on March 30 in his weekly Wednesday audience. In his recent “catecheses”—short instructions to the faithful—the pope has reflected on the doctors of the Church, one of whom was Saint Alphonsus Liguori. In his audience, the pope examined Alphonsus’ life and legacy.

Confessing Our Imperfections

Don’t leap from beads to bunnies What I do, I do not understand. For I do not do what I want, but I do what I hate.—Romans 7:15 My granddaughter is in second grade and celebrated the sacrament of penance for the first time. Watching her skip to the confessional,...

Ordering Our Cities

Part 2 of 2 Many individual faults and failings led to the economic crisis of the past three years, and it’s important to recognize that every personal problem carries consequences for society as a whole. Our ability to order our society depends on our ability to order our lives. To...