Sin that masquerades as virtue

The funny thing about sin is it has an odd way masquerading as virtue. In other words, frequently the personal qualities we regard as particularly virtuous turn out, in practice, to be seriously sinful.

For instance, a clergyman of my acquaintance was fond of declaring that he made a point of “speaking his mind.” And . . . → Read More: Sin that masquerades as virtue

Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

Celtic Cross

Inspire by thy blessed Spirit, O Lord God, all Bishops and Pastors, that they may tend their flocks after the pattern of thy servant Saint Aidan, with gentleness and strength; that thy people may be shepherded with the holy love of our Redeemer Jesus Christ, who with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and . . . → Read More: Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne