Reflections on the Universal Call to Holiness

4 minutes By Joseph Tuttle, Benedictine College The Catholic Church exhorts her children to be “Perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.” (RSV Matthew 5:48) This is commonly known as the universal call to holiness. This means that we must live “each moment according to the Gospel.” (Zia, 15) Modern society has a lack of spiritual maturity […]

Our Universal Mystical Vocation

3 minutes By Harry Scherer, Mount St. Mary’s In no uncertain terms, the Church and the world are undergoing a time of unprecedented suffering. We look out of the windows of our homes at locked up churches, starving for the grace of sacramental nourishment. While we know, and have been told countless times, God is not bound […]

What Is Love?

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2 minutes by Alexander Koshakji The Greeks, who were better philosophers than us, were excellent at making distinctions. They had more than one word for love, such as Eros and Agape. Despite falling in the same category for love, they are polar opposites. Eros is the term the Greeks used to identify sexual passion, where as agape […]