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      Emotions in Prayer

      There are so many different approaches to prayer, which may, following Saint Teresa of Avila, be described as 'conversation with God'. I recently attended...

      Christ, the Light of the World

      On entering the house, they saw the Child with Mary his Mother; and they knelt down and paid Him homage. Then, opening their treasure...

      Sanctus Albertus Magnus

      BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 24 March 2010 Saint Albert the Great Dear Brothers and Sisters, One of the great masters of medieval theology is...

      Sixtus II, Pope and Martyr

      A blessed memorial of Pope Saint Sixtus II and Companion Martyrs, who were beheaded along with six of his deacons in witness to the...

      Saints Newman and Paul’s Logical Minds

      Much of the pleasure in writing about John Henry Newman comes from the opportunity to quote his exquisite prose. Consider this statement from a...

      On seeing Christ

      From the beginning Our Blessed Lord has been found only by two classes; those who know and those who do not know— but never...

      A Christmas Poem, by G.K. Cheserton

      There fared a mother driven forth Out of an inn to roam; In the place where she was homeless All men are at home. The crazy stable close...

      The road not taken

      Four years ago, Barack Obama touted “change” and “hope”—his platform was that Bush’s policies weren’t working, so it was necessary to switch directions and...

      A call to arms

      In this battle over what is best for our failing economy and whether we are going to find another job or make ends meet,...

      Humility and Happiness

      The prayer of the humble pierces the clouds, and it will not rest until it reaches its goal (Sir. 35:17). ⧾ The parable of the...