Venerable 
Michael J. McGivney

His Faith High ideals are not the exclusive preserve of the young, but they seem to go hand in hand with youthful energy and optimism. The trick is to keep our ideals burning brightly, even when the vitality of youth begins to fade. This is, in part, what...

The Blessings of Almsgiving

It is to be noted that man by almsgiving acquires a threefold spiritual good. Remission of sins—Break off thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor (Dn 4:24). By mercy and truth iniquity is purged (Prv 16:6). By mercy the iniquity of sinners is remitted when it...