Deus Vult

A blog by and for young Catholics


The Life of Blessed Father Michael McGivney

“Hard times create strong men, strong men create easy times, easy times make weak men, weak men make hard times” It’s the mid-nineteenth century, and immigrants from Europe, driven from their homes by famine or hardship, are pouring into the United States by the literal boatload in hopes of a better life in the New…

The Story Of Father Emil Kapaun

In light of the scandals of some clergymen in recent years, frustrated Catholics have seemed to have lost all respect for the priesthood. One can find many articles on so-called traditional websites that viciously attack clerics in the name of “journalism.” Most of what I see is prideful exhibitionism and impiety. It is our responsibility…

The Dignity Of The Priesthood

“Who’s going to save our Church? It’s not our bishops, it’s not our priests and it is not the religious. It is up to you, the people. You have the minds, the eyes and the ears to save the Church. Your mission is to see that the priests act like priests, your bishops act like…

The Need For Penance

One common fault among men is their desire for comfort. This is especially true in our times. The technological advances enjoyed by mankind today has given us many luxuries, unnecessary ones. Man seems to have forgotten that he isn’t meant for this world and has indulged himself in frivolous pleasures. The unfortunate consequences of this…

Men and Our Lady.

“Behind every great man, there is a great woman” If one were to pick up any historical volume, and examine closely the men who have risen to prominence, you might notice a similar trait among them: a strong devotion to their wives. President Abraham Lincoln relied upon the support of his wife, Mary, as he…

The Death of Manhood

Before you read this post, watch a sitcom, any sitcom featuring a family. Now examine the father. How does he behave around his children or his wife? How does he speak to them? What are his habits? Chances are, he’s negligent of those whom he is responsible for, he leaves his paternal duties to his…

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