Who Was St. John the Baptist?

Today is the memorial of the Passion of St John the Baptist. Who was this “righteous and holy man” we hear of in today’s Gospel? The following Faith Fact on “John the Baptist,” answers this question: When John began preaching repentance, many were probably not sure exactly why. There were many messianic and apocalyptic expectations among […]

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Chesterton is Where? Here!

Emmaus Road Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of our newest title: Chesterton is Everywhere by David Fagerberg. In this charming collection of essays, the author looks at life through the lens of a most beloved Catholic writer: the incomparable Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Examining topics ranging from domesticity to dogma, Fagerberg introduces readers to the marvelous […]

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The First Saint of the Americas

Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Rose of Lima, who dedicated her life to prayer and severe mortifications. Not surprisingly considering her beloved model of faith was Catherine of Siena, Rose became a Third Order Dominican and took a vow of celibacy, despite her parent’s urgent wish that she marry. According to her […]

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