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Wednesdays of Hope – The Feast of St. Dominic

Saint Dominic did not leave his sisters and brothers a wealth of written work. Therefore, I don’t have a quote of his  that talks about “hope.” Nevertheless, those who followed after him have written many words. What else would one expect from The Order… Continue Reading “Wednesdays of Hope – The Feast of St. Dominic”

Our Small Amount of Knowledge

A Dominican mystic that Sister Patricia Bruno quotes in Stories Seldom Heard is Meister Eckhart. And it would be worthwhile to read her brief telling of the challenges he received from the Church in his day in her reflection. One last thought: I said… Continue Reading “Our Small Amount of Knowledge”

Wise Words from Aristotle

It is no wonder that Aristotle was a source of inspiration to Saint Thomas Aquinas. This is a truth that transcends all time and all faiths. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. – Aristotle

Living in Harmony through Loving God

Today I share a few words from the Dominican scholar St. Thomas Aquinas. How can we live in harmony? First we need to know we are all madly in love with the same God. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas ~

The Feast of St. Albert the Great

Today is the feast of a Dominican saint, St. Albert the Great. He was born sometime around the year 1200, and died in Cologne in 1280. His teachings that stretched the Church of his time to look beyond the confines of a Christian milieu… Continue Reading “The Feast of St. Albert the Great”

Their Lives Are a Preaching on Forgiveness

The theme is forgiveness. We know that Jesus taught us to forgive, but when the rubber hits the road, we end up feeling like the sentiment on these bumper stickers that I saw this summer at Descanso Gardens in Southern California. So, I ask… Continue Reading “Their Lives Are a Preaching on Forgiveness”