Category: Feasts / Seasons

Wednesday of Hope – Our Greatest Hope

Then I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness. – Ecclesiastes 2:13

Easter 2019

The world is ending, says the caterpillar! No, it is just beginning, says the butterfly. – Unknown

Merry Christmas – 2019

The whole world is a series of miracles, but we’re so used to them we call them ordinary things. – Hans Christian Andersen

Happy Easter 2018

[Writing of his wife Katharine, who was planning the planting of bulbs in her garden even though she knew she likely would not live to see the spring.] There was something comical yet touching in her bedraggled appearance…. The small hunched-over figure, her studied… Continue Reading “Happy Easter 2018”

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas

We are all meant to be mothers of God. What good is it to me if this eternal birth of the divine Son takes place unceasingly, but does not take place within myself? And, what good is it to me if Mary is full… Continue Reading “Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas”

Christmas Eve – Receiving God

  It is good for a person to receive God Into himself or herself And I call this receptivity the work of a virgin. But it is better When God becomes fruitful within a person. For becoming fruitful as a result of a gift… Continue Reading “Christmas Eve – Receiving God”

The Patience to Wait

Patience is not just the ability to wait, it’s how we behave while we’re waiting. – Joyce Meyer

Our Magical Universe Is Waiting

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – Eden Phillpotts

Wednesday of Hope – In the Stillness of the Quiet

In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. – Howard Thurman

Happy Easter – 2017