- Feb 28, 2021
Raymond Arroyo admits, and he suspects many other Catholics are in the same boat, that for a long time all he knew of Dismas, also known as the Good Thief, was that he was one of the men that walked with and was crucified next to Jesus.
After digging deeper into Dismas’ story, however, the EWTN host realized there was more to it than that final act, and decided to share the backstory in the form of a picture book for families.
There’s something fitting about it having been a Catholic priest who coined the famous phrase about being able to accomplish great things as long as you don’t want the credit, because of all environments on earth where that’s true, the Vatican merits a special pride of place.
The first of a three-part Crux series chronicling the controversial two-year tenure of Bishop Martin Holley in Memphis, Tennessee.