How to Pray

All too often, we think of prayer as simply asking God for the things we need. This view is much too shallow, and every good soul should understand that supplication is only one–and actually, the last–of the four ends of prayer. Before man begins to supplicate God for his needs, he should first employ his … More How to Pray

Spilled Milk

Thank you for allowing me to spill this milk, O Lord. You have provided me with a wonderful opportunity to increase my patience by working to stay calm over this matter. You have drawn my heart closer to Yours as I wipe the milk from the floor and imagine your mercy wiping away my sins. … More Spilled Milk

The Beauty of Poverty

There once lived a poor Catholic man who was facing terrible difficulties with his business venture. Week after week, he seemed to be constantly on the edge of failure. It took every ounce of his strength not to worry himself sick, and he knew that something had to improve. Finally, he resolved to attend Holy … More The Beauty of Poverty