Trust in the Midst of Chaos & Fear

We were made for truth, beauty and goodness. These are the unchanging foundations of the world that give the stability necessary for us to thrive. Satan and his followers, fallen angels and humans, reject these and throw the world into chaos. Things are chaotic in the world around us and in the Church. Inside and out it appears everything is spinning out of control and insane. Fear is often a response to chaos. We panic because we want order, but everything is out of control, as a reaction we become a dictator, a control freak, or we place our faith, hope and trust in human solutions alone. In so doing we accept a type of dictator at the price of our freedom. Do we turn to God’s Providence i

What Does It Mean to "Offer It Up?"

Don’t waste your sufferings, offer them up. What does it mean to offer up our suffering? Press the blue "Listen Now" button to pray the rosary using the content of this blog post for meditation material. Teresa of Avila, in her book The Way of Perfection writes: "Everything I have advised you about… is directed toward the complete gift of ourselves to the Creator, the surrender of our wills to His, and detachment from creatures…For we are preparing ourselves that we may quickly reach the end of our journey and drink the living water from the fount." This complete gift of self to God, the offering of our whole being means to offer up our thanksgiving, joy, prayer, work, and our suffering. By

The Four Last Things Conference Videos

This is an excellent teaching! The Four Last Things: Conference I: Death, Body & Soul The Four Last Things: Conference II: The Virtue of Hope & a Happy Death The Four Last Things: Conference III: Judgment, Hell, & Heaven Sensus Fidelium Published on Mar 23, 2019 SUBSCRIBE 99K Fr De Malleray, FSSP gives a conference to the juventutem group in England. For more please visit Remember to say 3 Hail Marys for the priest The website To donate please visit Donations to Sensus Fidelium is 501(c)3 tax deductible

St. John Paul II and the Cross

After concelebrating Mass with the Holy Father in his private chapel, a priest from Michigan had a brief opportunity to meet the Pope. The priest had a broken leg and stood on crutches as John Paul approached him in the receiving line of guests. He said to the Pope with a twinge of humor and self-pity, “I broke my leg. Can I please have your blessing?” John Paul replied, “Don’t waste your suffering.” The Holy Father raised his hand, blessed the priest, and then with an open palm, thumped the priest on the head (From St John Paul the Great: His Five Loves – by Jason Evert). Press the blue "Listen Now" button to pray the rosary using the content of this blog post for meditation material. We t

Taking Up Our Cross

Luke 9:23-25 ‘If anyone wants to be a follower of mine, let him renounce himself and take up his cross every day and follow me. For anyone who wants to save his life will lose it; but anyone who loses his life for my sake, that man will save it. What gain, then, is it for a man to have won the whole world and to have lost or ruined his very self? Press the blue "Listen Now" button to pray the rosary using the content of this blog post for meditation material. Fr. Mattingly says: Many souls who strive for holiness do not wish to enter upon the way of the cross, the way of suffering. They would like to be saints, but with a sanctity that is comfortable and easy. And when God tests them with so

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