Saint of the Day

St. John Boste (16th century)
After studying at Oxford, John travelled to France to became a priest. He then returned to northern England where he became the object of a massive manhunt. Betrayed, arrested, and taken to London, he was crippled on the rack and was later hanged, drawn, and quartered.

Reflections from the Saints

The faith of those who live their faith is a serene faith. What you long for will be given you; what you love will be yours for ever.
– Pope St. Leo the Great
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Life in Christ: Catechism #2346

Charity is the form of all the virtues. Under its influence, chastity appears as a school of the gift of the person. Self-mastery is ordered to the gift of self. Chastity leads him who practices it to become a witness to his neighbor of God's fidelity and loving kindness.