Saints

St. Bruno – Father and Founder of the Carthusians

The climate was harsh, with frequent snowfalls, and the soil poor. The woodlands, with no existing roadways, were difficult to explore. To establish a monastery there seemed madness. But the ideal that moved St. Bruno was not based on human criteria… The deep contemplative spirit of the Carthusian Order, where time is measured by eternity, came to the …

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St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church – “I have made you the father of many nations”

One hundred and fifty years ago, Pius IX confirmed St. Joseph as patron of the Church. In the light of the texts compiled by the Liturgy in honor of the Holy Patriarch, let us consider the theological teachings contained in his title. Father; a single word, but one which denotes so much honor. It is …

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