The Faithful Wellspring

Reintroducing the Faith to the St. Tarcissus Parish Community

Archive for February, 2015

“Look at His adorable Face. Look at His glazed and sunken eyes. Look at His wounds. Look Jesus in the Face. There, you will see how much He loves us.” ~St. Thérèse of Lisieux (Describing the Holy Infant Jesus)

History Quotes

Pope Benedict XV

Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista Della Chiesa (Pope Benedict XV)

History Quotes

“I swear I will faithfully, loyally and honourably serve the Supreme Pontiff [Francis] and his legitimate successors, and also dedicate myself to them with all my strength, sacrificing if necessary also my life to defend them.” ~Papal Guard Commitment of Loyalty (Source: Vatican.va)  We see them so often; whether it’s  in still images, films (fictional or non), graphic-novels or other illustrative formats, and referenced or alluded to in various written novels/stories; that they are practically   Read More ...

History Musings

“I claim there ain’t Another Saint As great as Valentine.” ~Ogden Nash   St. Valentine’s Day. The day when all lovers of the world unite to (re)connect with their partners–married, engaged, courting, or wish-to-be courting–to (re)state their admiration and affections towards them. Women will get showered with gifts of various kinds; whether they be a bouquet of roses–perhaps if you’re a maverick you’ll get her flowers that she particularly enjoys–along with a heart-shaped   Read More ...

Reflections

President Barack Hussein Obama has made many statement’s throughout his two-terms (six-years) in office. The vast majority of these were innocuous whilst others were somewhat more scandalous, for varying reasons; but this is to be expected when one’s considered the “Leader of the Free-World”. Sadly, however, his latest statement’s, which were uttered from the dais at the NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST, fall in-line with the latter. Specifically, it was there that he condemned   Read More ...

Current Events Reflections

“Biological evolution is too slow for the human species. Over the next few decades, it’s going to be left in the dust.” –Raymond Kurzweil I have written, re-written, only to pen what is (essentially) the same article several times over the past year as its scope is quite vast and its implications even more so. However, before I begin, I would just like to apologize if there should be gaps   Read More ...

Reflections