The Faithful Wellspring

Reintroducing the Faith to the St. Tarcissus Parish Community

Archive for March, 2015

“But may God, who grants pardon and loves to save man, in his goodness, give strength to us and make prosperous the Holy See.” ~Pope Alexander VI (Material for a History of Pope Alexander VI, Peter de Roo) The Origins   The Papacy is an institution that dates back two-thousand years into history. Throughout its lifetime,┬áthus far, two-hundred sixty-six (266) men were invested with the title of┬áSupreme Pontiff of the   Read More ...

History Musings Reflections

“Be obedient to the bishop and to one another, as Jesus Christ was in the flesh to the Father, and the apostles to Christ and to the Father and to the Spirit, so that there may be unity in flesh and in spirit.”

St. Ignatius of Antioch (c. 30-98/107 A.D.)


“If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these people’s; even though some of them still look down on me.” ~St. Patrick of Ireland St. Patrick is one of the most recognizable and well-know Catholic figures throughout the known world, especially within Christendom. His visage rivals those of St. Nicholas of Myra (a.k.a. Santa Claus) and/or St. Valentine, at least in   Read More ...


St. Pio of Pietrelcina (1887-1968)

St. Pio of Pietrelcina, O.F.M. Cap (1887-1968)


“If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt The complexities of life are truly awe-inspiring. It’s often stated, usually at the end of an excruciatingly tiring day, just how barely we made it through it all. Indeed, life, and particularly mankind, is an extraordinarily   Read More ...

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