St. Jerome

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Jerome

"St. Jerome Writing" (detail) by Caravaggio

“Either we must speak as we dress, or dress as we speak. Why do we profess one thing and display another? The tongue talks of chastity, but the whole body reveals impurity.”  (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) The Memorial of St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church (340 – 420) is Sepetember 30 Please share on […]

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Jerome

"St. Jerome Writing" (detail) by Caravaggio

“Either we must speak as we dress, or dress as we speak. Why do we profess one thing and display another? The tongue talks of chastity, but the whole body reveals impurity.”  (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) The Memorial of St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church (340 – 420) is Sepetember 30 Print this entry

Ignorance of Scripture is Ignorance of Christ

Photography © by Andy Coan

There is a myth that we must lay to rest, once and for all—Protestants are all about the Bible, while Catholics are all about the Sacraments.  While I can’t speak for my Protestant brethren, I can say this with certainty—the Catholic Church has never tolerated any such “either/or.”  Both Scripture and Sacraments are precious gifts from the Lord, gifts we […]

A Motley Crew: the Saints (and why I love them)

I love saint stories.   I know I’m not alone—even the saints loved saint stories. St. Ignatius of Loyola’s conversion was spurred by reading the life of Christ and the lives of the saints. Edith Stein stayed up all night reading the life of St. Teresa of Avila. There is an attraction in the radical witness of holiness that the lives […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Jerome

"St. Jerome Writing" (detail) by Caravaggio

“Either we must speak as we dress, or dress as we speak. Why do we profess one thing and display another? The tongue talks of chastity, but the whole body reveals impurity.”  (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) September 30 is the Memorial of St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church (340 – 420). Print this entry

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Jerome

Jerome in Meditation by Caravaggio

“Either we must speak as we dress, or dress as we speak. Why do we profess one thing and display another? The tongue talks of chastity, but the whole body reveals impurity.”  (St. Jerome, Doctor of the Church) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family and friends […]

Ignorance of Scripture is Ignorance of Christ

There is a myth that we must lay to rest, once and for all – Protestants are all about the Bible, while Catholics are all about the Sacraments.  While I can’t speak for my Protestant brethren, I can say this with certainty – the Catholic Church has never tolerated any such “either/or.” Both Scripture and Sacraments are precious gifts from […]

Thanks, Guardian Angel!

Spiritual Guide, “Hurriquake” Protector, Boogieman Defender: Thanks, Guardian Angel! In the wake of surviving unscathed an earthquake and a hurricane in one week, I have one more suggestion to add to Annie Mitchell’s wonderful article Make me Holy… Guardian Angels. First, because devotion to Guardian Angels is so easily overlooked and secondly, because my angel deserves a little recognition for […]