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A Time to Give Birth and a Time to Die: Goal-Setting with Heaven in Mind

“There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens. A time to give birth and a time to die…God has made everything appropriate to its time, but has put the timeless into their hearts” Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 ...
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Remembering St. Nicholas

December 6 What comes to mind when we think of Santa Claus? Probably something along the lines of a jolly figure, somewhat mysterious, who dresses in a vibrant red suit and stocking hat; sits upon an extravagant throne while children tell him...
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A Great Cloud of Witnesses: Why the Saints

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4axp-44z9Yc In this episode of FRESHImage Presents, Tony Crescio explores the role the saints play in our daily lives. The saints are a part of the Christian faith often taken for granted by some and...
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John Henry Newman On Educating Saints

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laihAhU-lpk&t=7s In this FRESHImage Presents, Tony examines the thought of St. John Henry Newman on the topic of education. As Tony explains, for Newman, no education is complete which leaves out cons...
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St. Anthony of Padua: Finding Human Dignity-Pt. 1

Memorial of St. Anthony of Padua, Doctor, June 13 Tony, Tony, look around, something’s lost and must be found! Growing up in a Catholic home, this was something I heard my mother pray, as we scrambled about the house to track down items we ha...
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The FRESHLife of the Venerable Augustine Tolton-Part II

“Father Augustine Tolton, United States of America, diocese of Alton, Illinois” (From Slave to Priest: The Inspirational Story of Father Augustine Tolton, Caroline Hemesath, O.S.F., 159). These words from the Cardinal sent chills down Father ...
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Benedictine Feast of All Saints

Indeed, He sent the Holy Spirit upon all men that He might move them inwardly to love God with their whole heart and their whole soul, with all their mind and all their strength and that they might love each other as Christ loves them (Lumen Gen...
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