Who is the Real Saint Anthony?

There is a tendency nowadays to depict saints as people who 
bypass the realities of life and somehow attain sanctity with 
little effort. Here we have two pictures of Saint Anthony of Padua. The first is a fresco in the … Continue reading

Love and Fear in Christian Piety

According to Church teaching, love and fear of God are virtues. Since neither antagonism nor contradiction can exist among the virtues, love does not exclude fear and fear does not exclude love. Furthermore, both of these virtues are essential for … Continue reading