Richard Challoner School

Four Practical Ways Catholics Can Embrace their Faith Each Day

"When we think of the saints and martyrs, especially the first Christians, we struggle to conceptualize their experiences.  We don’t live in the same era, they seem “more Catholic” than us, and their level of holiness can feel unrelatable and unattainable. The magnitude of their sacrifice and their commitment to the name of Jesus can feel inimitable. 

The early Christians died painful deaths for believing in Christ. Although there are many Christians suffering around the world for their faith, that’s a far cry away from our experience as Christians in the United States. 

In our daily lives, the majority of us aren’t asked to risk death, beheading, stoning, or burning at the stake for our Faith. 

But we are still asked to be watchful and prepared, ready to share what we believe with anyone who sees something a little different about the way we live"

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