Tag: dante alighieri

All Creation has an Order

All things created have an order in themselves, and this begets the form that lets the universe resemble God.― Dante Alighieri, Paradiso This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,”… Continue Reading “All Creation has an Order”

Our Journey Demands It

Let us go, for the length of our journey demands it.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen Asbo. So this month’s quotes… Continue Reading “Our Journey Demands It”

The Love that Moves the Stars

God is the love that moves the sun and stars.– Dante Alighieri, Canto XXVII, lines 28–30 (tr. Sinclair).  This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen… Continue Reading “The Love that Moves the Stars”

God’s Will Is Our Peace

And [God’s] will is our peace; this is the seaTo which is moving onward whatsoeverIt doth create, and all that nature makes.– Dante Alighieri, Canto III, lines 85–87 (tr. Longfellow). This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way… Continue Reading “God’s Will Is Our Peace”

We Came to See

We climbed, he first and I behind, until though a small round opening ahead of us, I saw the lovely things the heavens hold, and we came out to see once more the stars.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “We Came to See”

Behold the Grass

Behold the grass, the flowerets, and the shrubsWhich of itself alone this land produces. – Dante Alighieri, Canto XXVII, lines 134–135 (tr. Longfellow). This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with… Continue Reading “Behold the Grass”

Radiancies of the Perfected Vision

These are the radiancies of the perfected vision that sees the good and step by step moves nearer what it sees. ― Dante Alighieri, The Paradiso This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat… Continue Reading “Radiancies of the Perfected Vision”

Universe Resembling God

Among themselves all thingsHave order; and from hence the form, which makesThe universe resemble God.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark Woods: A Retreat with Dante’s Divine Comedy,” with Kayleen… Continue Reading “Universe Resembling God”

Light in the Beyond

A light there is in the beyond which makes the Creator visible to the creature, who only in beholding Him finds peace.― Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy   This month, on November 12th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Finding Our Way through the Dark… Continue Reading “Light in the Beyond”

Be a Solid Tower

Be like a solid tower whose brave height remains unmoved by all the winds that blow; the man who lets his thoughts be turned aside by one thing or another, will lose sight of his true goal, his mind sapped of its strength. – Dante… Continue Reading “Be a Solid Tower”