BLOG: Brother André
As seen on the Monday, December 21st edition of Zoom, Pope Benedict elevated John Paul II and Pius XII to the status of “venerable” on Saturday, moving the two popes closer to beatification. These were two of 21 decrees made public by the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints. The Holy Father confirmed a ...read more
Yesterday, I wrote about my trip to Laval, Quebec and began to list five things that we can do to help alleviate the feeling that our faith is a burden. I continue today with items four and five. Four: The Saints We’re called to be saints, so let’s learn about them! These holy men and ...read more
“Pray for my conversion.” I remember coming across these words when reading about Brother Andre Bessette, the pious porter who was known as the miracle maker of Mount Royal, in Quebec. It struck me as an odd statement. Brother Andre, proclaimed blessed in May 1982, was a very holy man. How could a living saint ...read more