The Scriptorium
God was his witness, even he didn’t have a friend in the world.
Had he not proved his calling?
The call to pastoral ministry has both an inward and an outward aspect.
God was preparing the way for Patrick.
Dreams and visions are a form of general revelation.

Outspoken

January 23, 2012
Patrick's life and words provided a consistent and convincing witness.

No Compromise

January 16, 2012
Patrick's unbending faith actually bent circumstances in his own favor.
Patrick's faith became a template for generations of Irish monks, missionaries, and ordinary believers.

Seeking the Lord

December 19, 2011
Patrick must have found prayer a sweet discipline.
Patrick shows how we are supposed to respond to the grace of God.
The work of ministry is a work of obedient faith.
Patrick's Confession (3)
Patrick's Confession (3)
Patrick's Confession (2) Then the Lord made me aware of my unbelief, so that - however late - I might recollect my offences and turn with all my heart to the Lord my God. It was He Who took heed of my insignificance. Who pitied my youth and ignorance, Who…
I, Patrick, a sinner, am a most uncultivated man, and the least of all the faithful, and I am greatly despised by many. My father was the deacon Calpornius, son of the late Potitus, a priest of the town of Banna Venta Berniae. He had a small estate nearby, where…