Striving for Heroic Virtue

A few weeks ago, in the waning days of this rather unique semester, I decided to impulsively make a short visit at the chaplaincy, foregoing my usually tedious study grinds in the University library. Now I was pleasantly surprised that I arrived just before one of Fr. Chris’s Wednesday afternoon talks. His was a talk on the virtues and in the usual Fr Chris fashion he goes straight into the vast depths of the topic. One of the great goals …

The Light of Christ; the Legend of St Lucia

‘…Felicity, Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia, Anastasia and all your Saints…’ You may recognise St Lucy as being named by the priest during prayer at the preparation of the Eucharist at mass. She is one of the only eight women to be mentioned in the Roman Canon. But who is ‘St Lucy’? What is her ‘legend’? And what can her example of faith teach us today? The meaning of the name Lucy/Lucia is rooted in the same Latin word for …

Lenten Journey – Molly Florence

“Be who you are meant to be and you will set the world on fire” is one of my favourite quotes from St. Catherine of Sienna. God created each one of us in such a unique way, there has never been, or never will be be another you to walk this earth. The dreams and desires God has put on your heart are there for a reason! He is calling you to a specific mission, to the place where you …