Round His Standard

By |2021-03-16T15:26:39+00:00March 9th, 2021|Theology|

The Irish World War I chaplain, hero and Jesuit priest called Fr. Willie Doyle SJ (seen above) once said: "I have long had the feeling that, since the world is growing so rapidly worse and worse and God has lost His hold, as it were, upon the hearts of men, He is looking all the more earnestly and anxiously for big things from those who are faithful to Him still. He cannot, perhaps, gather a large army round His standard, but He wants every one in it to be a hero, absolutely and lovingly devoted to Him; if only we could get inside that magic circle of generous souls, I [...]