Monday, April 29, 2013

Catherine of Siena, Mystic and Doctor of the Church

"Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire."

The feast of Catherine of Siena is celebrated on April 29. Catherine was named a Doctor of the Church in 1970, one of four women to be named as such. The other three are Teresa of Avila, Therese of Lisieux, and Hildegard of Bingen.



Friday, April 26, 2013

April 28 - Feast of St. Louis DeMontfort

Eternal Wisdom brings delight and satisfaction,
  and the wise are filled with joy.
They do not condemn this world,
   but seek to heal it.
Let Eternal Wisdom be your friend...

  ~ "The Love of Eternal Wisdom, A Revisioning of St. Louis De Montfort's Contemplation on Divine Wisdom," #98 by Rabbi Rami Shapiro, 2011

Saturday, April 20, 2013

All Ours

The color photograph of "Earthrise" was taken by Apollo 8 astronaut William A. Anders on December 24, 1968.  The photograph is usually mounted with the moon below the earth, but this is how Anders saw it.
Whatever the angle, the gift is precious and is in our care.
Happy Earth Day, April 22, 2013!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A Provident God

God makes the towns
and stocks the air with birds,
the earth with animals;
God even made the snakes!
       (from Hymn #51, Saint Louis deMontfort, 1673-1716)

Art Work: Ashley Engle, Age 8


Friday, April 12, 2013

Nothing Too Large or Too Small

God takes as much trouble in making a tiny worm as God does in making a big whale; God supports all people and the whole sky, as easily as God supports the smallest of atoms.

~from Hymn #51,
Saint Louis deMontfort, 1673-1716

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Spring Again

Light pours into a new day.

The journey begins anew.