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"every saint has a past. every sinner has a future."

Saints and sinners: a theme of hope, compassion and forgiveness.

I think Oscar Wilde was on to something here.

Saints with pasts? Fact or fiction, history suggests that St. 269 more words



Confession is good
For the soul, they say.
I’ve no need, be it understood,
But I’ll confess anyway.

Yes, I confess
That I’m a saint – 50 more words


I swooned

Lately, I’ve been ruminating on Amy Carmichael’s poem, “No Scar?” I’ve heard it recited – from memory! – twice in recent weeks in homilies from Monsignor Ingham. 748 more words

Saint of the day 20141122

22 November SAINT CECILIA Virgin and Martyr(† 230)        

In the evening of her wedding-day, with the music of the marriage-hymn ringing in her ears, Cecilia, a rich, beautiful, and noble Roman maiden, renewed the vow by which she had consecrated her virginity to God. 395 more words


Reaching for the Summit of Mt. Carmel with John of the Cross and Teresa of Jesus

I followed John of the Cross
and Teresa of Jesus
inside the Carmelite Monastery,
seeing their pleasant ways
I ran up the mountain
following their path… 4,906 more words