Any Catholic who’s ever spent much time in St. Louis will tell you that the city’s cathedral basilica is a must-see. Its mosaics collectively contain 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000 colors. Covering 83,000 square feet, it’s one of the largest mosaic collections in the world. The parish’s rector, Monsignor Joseph Pins, is nearly as colorful as the basilica he’s in charge of. He is beloved by local Legates for his kind demeanor and for helping establish the chapter.
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, it’s imperative that you arrive and remain in good health throughout the duration of your trip. Here are some tips for staying at your peak, no matter your destination.
The Vatican document Dignitas Personae is an “instruction on certain bioethical questions.” It examines and ethically evaluates several controversial research techniques including cloning, stem cells and attempts to create hybrid human-animal embryos.
First of all, the Bible never says that Adam and Eve took a bite out of an apple. The fruit they ate from the tree of knowledge of good and evil is never identified in Scripture. The kind of fruit they ate is irrelevant. The point is that Adam and Eve disobeyed God.
John’s early life reads like a case study in ADHD. When he was eight years old, he ran away from home after learning about the adventures that could be had in the New World. Failing to actually go to the Americas, he became a shepherd. When pressured to settle down and marry his boss’ daughter at age 27, he fled by joining Spain’s war against France. His converting moment came when he was thrown from a horse near enemy lines. There he promised God that he’d change his life.
There is something truly transformative about the Gospel. It’s the most liberating message ever proclaimed because it proposes true freedom, something the world — in all its created glory — is unable to give. Above all, the Gospel message resonates in the human heart. And why shouldn’t it? The Lord created us to long for union with Him!
Speakers ranging from Cardinal Francis George to Patricia Heaton challenged Legatus members to bring God and faith into the marketplace during the Feb. 4-6 event at the St. Regis Resort in Dana Point, Calif. Click for Summit slideshow