The Faithful Wellspring

Reintroducing the Faith to the St. Tarcissus Parish Community

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“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, thus far, two-hundred sixty-six (266) men were invested with the title of Supreme Pontiff of the   Read More ...

History Musings Reflections

“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 ...

Musings Reflections

“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

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“If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” ~St. Catherine of Siena

 

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     As I am sure many who are reading this has come across, through one medium or another, the story relating to a relatively new drug called Krokodil (Crocodile){1}. For those who have not read about this subject matter or need a refresher, please allow me to offer a brief summation of this phenomenon. Krokodil is an intravenous (injectable) narcotic that originates from Siberia-Russia and was introduced as a   Read More ...

Musings Reflections