Fr. Perrone: The greatest weapon within the grasp of every Catholic is the keeping of a well-ordered soul

A beautiful reflection on the Church, holiness, and the existence of evil and error.

Assumption Grotto Church

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Fr. Perrone delivered this homily at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.  With the choir and school on summer break, it was a low Mass in the extraordinary form for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost.


The good tree produces good fruit — which is to say what comes before makes a qualitative determination in what comes after. We may take this adage in application to the many things in life, but concerning the Church it has a special significance.

Snip20180709_2The holy Church of Christ has produced out of abundance of the graces it has in its store, an astounding number of holy people, those whom we call saints — those canonized and not-canonized. If you have made yourselves acquainted with the biographies of the saints, you are aware — as too many nowadays are not — that the Church has a very lengthy roster of…

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I'm an adult child of divorce, having been raised in multiple divorce/remarriage situations. I originally started writing here to shed light on the problems of divorce from the perspective of the child. I gradually started writing about the Catholic faith, and the blog probably is more of that at this point. However, there is overlap between the two, since the "shape" of the family is a triangle, which is a reflection of the Holy Family and the Holy Trinity.

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