Frassati Reflection: The Temple Comes to the Temple

“Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace, according to your word, for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you prepared in the sight of all the peoples: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory for your people Israel.” The child’s father and mother were amazed at what was said … More Frassati Reflection: The Temple Comes to the Temple

Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. John Neumann

Do not be amazed, then, brothers and sisters, if the world hates you. —1 John 3:13 St. John Neumann experienced the hatred of the world firsthand. As bishop of Philadelphia during a time of heavy immigration in the mid-1800s—and as an immigrant himself—he managed a quickly expanding Catholic diocese while also witnessing anti-Catholic riots, arson … More Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. John Neumann