Category: Food for Thought

  • St. John Vianney

    St. John Vianney

    St. John Vianney was known for his holiness, his dedication to our Blessed Mother, and his reputation as a confessor. He is the patron saint of parish priests. His feast day is August 4. He is also called The Cure of Ars.

  • How the Scout Law Relates to the Ten Commandments

    How the Scout Law Relates to the Ten Commandments

    In the Ad Altare Dei religious emblem program for Boy Scouts, one of the exercises is to compare the Ten Commandments to the Boy Scout Law.

  • St. Mary Magdalene

    St. Mary Magdalene

    St. Mary Magdalene was one of the disciples of Jesus. She was probably wealthy and provided financial support for his ministry. She was present at Jesus’ crucifixion and burial and was one of the first witnesses to his resurrection.

  • What Is My Worth?

    What Is My Worth?

    What is my worth? How is my worth related to my social connections? Should I count my current possessions in my worth? Does my earnings potential play a part in the calculation? If these are the sort of questions you are asking, you are completely heading in the wrong direction.

  • Fasting on a Day Other Than Ash Wednesday or Good Friday

    Fasting on a Day Other Than Ash Wednesday or Good Friday

    Catholics are required to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Adding another day of fasting is a way of practicing an additional sacrifice during Lent. You can decide to fast one day per week. (Friday would be a traditional choice for this.) Or you can just fast a single day or a few days of your choosing. #Lent #fasting

  • St. Joseph Husband of Mary

    St. Joseph Husband of Mary

    March 19 is the Solemnity of St. Joseph Husband of Mary. Joseph was a just and holy man, chosen by God to be the foster father of Jesus. St. Joseph is the patron saint of fathers, carpenters, immigrants, happy death, the Catholic Church, and more.