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Knowing the God-Man

Have you ever asked yourself the following questions: What drew others to Christ? How did His voice sound? Did He look stern most of the...

"Behold This Heart..."

“To know Jesus Christ is to know enough; to know everything and not to know Him, is to know nothing” (St. Louis de Montfort, Love of...

One Day at a Time

“Only a few people are ever given the opportunity to actually see how much they are loved. And that’s what this whole ordeal has been for...

The Departed

If you have ever lost anyone that you loved, a family member or friend, or anybody for whom you had a real care and affection, you have...

The Price of Love

Our senses tell us so much about our God. We gaze at a sunset; we contemplate a beautiful face or the breath-taking immensity of the...

Give Him a Chance

Happiness. It’s what we’re all looking for. It’s what drives our every action. It’s what keeps us going each day. The desire for...

Cross Unchanging

This world is our ship — so says St. Therese of the Child Jesus. Life is like a ship, not just because it’s meant to carry us towards our...

Mysterious Moment

Too many of us live in the past or the future. We are not in the present. Our thoughts, our desires, our affections — they are always...

God's Instrument

There is something incredible, almost ineffable, about interacting with another human being. What is actually happening here?! It is two...

Every Day I Die

It is strange that we aren’t fully living unless we are dying each and every day. Life is so paradoxical. If we want to truly live, we...

This is God

It’s so easy to forget. We kneel down in the chapel so many times, attending Mass, waiting in line for confession, or just making a...

Beautiful to Believe

“All that God ever does is forbid things. Don’t do this; don’t do that. And it’s the same with His Church. We’re always being told that...

All Alone

Imagine a world where you’re almost always lonely and nobody really understands you…oh, no wait, never mind…you actually live in that...

Guiltless "Gods"

It’s quite extraordinary. When we die and go before the judgment seat of God, the devil (or whoever will be the prosecutor), will not be...

What is a Holiday?

It’s Friday, the last day of your long week. You look down at your watch. Five ‘o clock on-the-dot. “Finally”, you sigh internally,...

What is Art?

This is the first part in a series on art - it's meaning and importance for man, society, and the Faith. The word “art”, for the...

The Big Question

What is Acies all about? You might have already asked this question yourself. If you’re reading this, there’s a pretty good chance you...

Hearts on Fire

Night has descended on the desolate, cold prairie. The vaulted night sky, painted with the encouraging stars, is obscured with dreary,...