Saint John the Baptist

  From Jewish Antiquities written by Flavius Josephus in about 93 AD: “Now some of the Jews thought that the destruction of Herod’s army came from God as a just punishment of what Herod had done against John who was called the Baptist. For Herod had killed this good man, who had commanded the Jews to exercise…

Confessions

  The best translation A timeless classic and I am sure many have said similar and for very good reasons which are apparent to anyone who wants to learn more about the faith of this Saint. The writing and translation in this Penguin edition is far superior in my opinion to the OUP edition. Compare…

The wood and the trees

  Second Epistle of St. Paul to The Corinthians  Bear not the yoke with unbelievers. For what participation hath justice with injustice? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? Or what part hath the faithful with the unbeliever? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols?…

A prayer to St. Joseph

  A prayer to obtain a conversion O Glorious Patriarch St. Joseph, who merited to be called ‘just’ by the Holy Ghost, I urgently recommend to thee the soul of ————————- (Name), which Jesus redeemed at the price of His Precious Blood. Thou knowest how deplorable is the state and how unhappy the life of…