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Facing My Faith, Faithing My Face #1

In which I blather about trying to explain why I’m writing this…

I cannot name what I believe. I feel it, and I try to share it. 744 more words


St. Eusebius of Vercelli

St. Eusebius was born of a noble family, in the island of Sardinia, where his father is said to have died in prison for the faith. 220 more words


Oh! Purest of Creatures

Oh! purest of creatures! sweet Mother! sweet Maid!
The one spotless womb wherein Jesus was laid!
Dark night hath come down on us, Mother! and we… 60 more words


The God who hides himself

God is hidden from our eyes, mankind cannot look upon him and live. He appears in a cloud, in a burning bush, in the quiet after the storm, and he speaks through the prophets and through His Law. 581 more words


My 10 Year Old Thoughts on the Church

I am reading an old journal this morning. It is both amusing and disheartening. We, all of us, are creatures of growth, I hope.

Here is a paragraph I wrote about the church–the whole Christian church, I think. 294 more words

Savior and Judge

Christ said: “God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but to save the world through Him” (Jn 3:17).

St. John Chrysostom notes (Hom. 187 more words


Celebrating the memorial - why?

I had a lovely day visiting a beautiful garden on Friday, and the profusion of plants and flowers and bees and birds was quite breath-taking. But then, at the far end of the garden, the visitor suddenly comes out into the open, and a great vista of countryside opens up before you, and on Friday the sky was blue with beautiful white clouds sailing slowly across it. 1,011 more words