A “Pandemic”?

Yearly number of deaths registered in England and Wales. In 2017 there were: 533,253 deaths In 2018 there were: 541,589 deaths In 2019 there were: 530,841 deaths In 2020 there were: ? deaths. The official figures for 2020 are, at least in my brief research, difficult to come by. Of course there is a day…

The Interior Life

The Grace of God Is Not Communicated to the Worldly-Minded. “Son, My grace is precious; it suffers not itself to be mingled with external things, or earthly consolations. Thou must, ¬†therefore, cast away every obstacle to grace if thou desire to have it infused into thee.¬†Choose a secret place for thyself, love to dwell with…

Take Up Your Cross

“Reflect on this truth: that God gives Himself to those who give up everything for Him.” St. Teresa of Avila  Then Jesus said to his disciples: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For he that will save his life, shall lose it:…