“Our planet is awash in the gentle light and shadow of an impenetrable Mystery; it is time, in spite of all our vaunted learning and might, to kneel at the rim of the abyss of our profound unknowing.” Marv and Nancy Hiles, All the… Continue Reading “Awash in Mystery”
When the song of the angels is stilled, when the star in the sky is gone, when the kings and princes are home, when the shepherds are back with the flocks, then the work of Christmas begins: to find the lost, to heal those… Continue Reading “On the Eleventh Day of Christmas . . .”
Wednesday is the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. This fresco of the Dominican saints (which is at Santa Sabina in Rome) under the mantle of Mary reminds us that she and our loving God welcome us into their presence.