Posts from July 2014

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The Church Celebrates the Family

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On this Memorial of Sts. Joachim and Ann, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the whole Church recalls the gift of marriage and family in the plan of salvation.  Before there was the Holy Family of Nazareth, there was the pious couple Joachim and Ann who nurtured and instructed their little daughter Mary and […]

Summer Reading 2014: Editor’s Picks

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The list of recommended reading which follows will not suit everyone’s taste, and is not intended to be an exclusively Catholic list. Rather, it is a short list of interesting books which the editor has personally enjoyed reading and believes you may too. The concept of “summer reading” will vary with the kind of summer […]

Our Brothers on the Camino!

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A group of IVE seminarians and young lay men have set out to walk the Camino (“the Way”) this summer through France and northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela (this tourism site about the Cathedral, includes excellent “virtual tours”; UNESCO World Heritage page offers further resources). Following the footsteps of millions of pilgrims who have […]