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Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

Honor the tradition but expand the understanding. That’s what religions must do right now if they hope to be helpful to humans in the years ahead. – Neale Donald Walsch, Tomorrow’s God On this Feast of Catherine, we look back on her life in… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – The Feast of St. Catherine of Siena”

Doors of Perception

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley

Wednesday of Hope – Nothing is Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. – Charles L. Allen

Celebrating the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena

    Thanks to the Dominican Sisters of Amityville, I just discovered this wonderful quote, which was translated from the Italian by Suzanne Noffke, OP, a Dominican Sister of Racine. The door grating is in Siena, Italy. Start being brave about everything. Drive out… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena”

Love that Can Bridge All Divisions

In a world so torn apart by rivalry, anger, and hatred, we have the privileged vocation to be living signs of a love that can bridge all divisions and heal all wounds. – Henri Nouwen

Wednesday of Hope – It Is Never Hopeless

When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. – Charles L. Allen

The Feast of Saint Dominic

Tomorrow, August 8th, is the Feast of St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers, otherwise known as the Dominicans. It is always appropriate to celebrate a feast on the eve of the feast. And as we are celebrating¬†the 800th Anniversary of the… Continue Reading “The Feast of Saint Dominic”

Door of Gratitude

  In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door. David Steindl-Rast,¬†Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer

Dawn’s Door

Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. – Emily Dickinson

Opening Doors

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. – Helen Keller