Catholicism

Suffering with (not just for) Christ

Most educated, serious Christians understand that suffering is to be expected in the Christian life. It’s not an anomaly or interruption in an otherwise “normal” life. It’s to be expected; even welcomed. It makes us more like our Lord Jesus, Whom we serve. One of the most well-known and frequently cited passages in this regard…

St. Bonaventure known as the ‘second founder’ of the Franciscans

July 15 marks the feast day of St. Bonaventure, who is called “The Seraphic Doctor” of the Church. St. Bonaventure is known for his leadership of the Franciscans and his great intellectual contributions to theology and philosophy. St. Bonaventure was born in Bagnorea in Tuscany, Italy. He is widely believed to have been born in…