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We Have Come To Mount Zion

 © “What you have come to is nothing known to the senses: not a blazing fire, or a gloom turning to total darkness, or a storm; or trumpeting thunder or the great voice speaking which made everyone that heard it … Continue reading

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For Love of Trifles

While on a train trip returning from Rome to France in 1887, ten years before her death, Therese was captivated by the amazing scenery that surrounded her. This is her reflection on it: “I said to myself: ‘Later on, in … Continue reading

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Let Those Who Have Ears, Hear.

Father John Bosco said, ““Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to God what belongs to God.” Therefore, according to the Gospel, any citizen can be a good Catholic – that is, side with Jesus Christ and the Pope, … Continue reading

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Contemplation Is Participation In Eternity

In college, I had the dubious distinction of taking two semesters of archery. The only bit of knowledge or skill that I took away from those classes was the instructor’s constant admonition to “Aim above the target.” If the archer … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI on the Witness of St. Stephen

VATICAN CITY, MAY 2, 2012  Here is a translation of the Italian-language catechesis Benedict XVI gave today during the general audience held in St. Peter’s Square. On this first Wednesday in May the Holy Father continued his catecheses on prayer … Continue reading

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