Matthew 28:20

St. Catherine of Siena died on this day in 1380 at the age of 33.  At 21, she had a vision of Christ which changed her life. In her vision she was told to help the poor and the sick. She often visited hospitals and homes where the poor and sick were found. Her...

Fourth Week of Easter

“I came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness. And if anyone hears my words and does not observe them, I do not condemn him, for I did not come into the world to condemn the world but to save the world.” (John...

Fourth Week of Easter

“Be what you see; receive what you are.” – St. Augustine For Catholics, the tabernacle is the receptacle in which the eucharistic bread is kept, outside of Mass.  At St. John’s Jesuit, the tabernacle is in the McDonough Small Chapel.  The early Christians didn’t use a...

Third Week of Easter

“Stephen said to the people…‘You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always oppose the Holy Spirit… You received the law as transmitted by angels, but you did not observe it.’  When they heard this, they were infuriated, and they ground their...