A short road to perfection It is the saying of holy men that, if we wish to be perfect, we have nothing more to do than to perform the ordinary duties of the day well. A short road to perfection – short, not because easy, but because pertinent and intelligible. There are no short ways […]
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. In today’s Gospel lesson, we have a continuation of the Lord’s teaching on forgiveness. Last week, Jesus said that his disciples were to behave in a way that is at odds with the world’s understanding of justice – […]
“We are reminded that even God stepped outside himself, he set his glory aside in order to seek us, in order to bring us his light and his love. We want to follow the God who sets out in this way, we want to move beyond the inertia of self-centredness, so that he himself can […]
the vatican has launched a new news portal. the holy father launched it himself, evidently, with the push of a button on an ipad. neato. NEWS.VA.
What can Christians learn from Harold Camping’s failed May 21, 2011 prediction? – Guest Voices – The Washington Post.
Most loving Jesu, my Redeemer and my God: I adore thee, who art present within me under the veils of bread and wine, wherein thou art made the meat and drink of my soul. O my God, I pray that thy coming to my soul may be ever blessed. And for this great benefit I […]
A helpful piece on, well, just what it says: the rosary as a tool for meditation. The Rosary as a Tool for Meditation by Liz Kelly – Loyola Press.
I was blessed with an opportunity to stay at Mt. Athos in 2001. It was an experience that impacted me pretty significantly. More than anything else, perhaps, I was surprised to discover there things that, in my naivete, I had assumed belonged only to Christianity in the first millennium AD. It really is a unique […]