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Song Captures Mother Teresa’s Spiritual Darkness

If I’m ever known for anything, let it be I ran into the night running with a firelight.

“Captures” may be too strong, but Matt Maher’s “Firelight” at least enters into the mystery of the (soon-to-be-official) saint’s enduring darkness that was revealed after her death. 162 more words


On Barb's Bookshelf: Girlfriends and Other Saints

Teresa Tomeo’s spiritual writing has a style all its own; she’s funny without being shallow and she doesn’t hesitate to tell it like it is. Best of all, you don’t need a degree in Sacred Theology to benefit from her books. 516 more words

Book Review

My New Project

After years of enjoying illuminated manuscripts I have decided to make one of my own. Way out of my league of course, as my writing/calligraphy is terrible, never used gold foil before and,  well, to be honest just about everything is a hack on this. 175 more words

Celtic saint of the day 29th April

St. Endellion, Virgin, Nun, Recluse

6th century. Near Port Isaac, on the north coast of Cornwall, is the little village of Endellion, where the Roscarrock family made their home for four hundred years, and where Nicholas, to whom we owe so much information about the saints of Cornwall was born. 469 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

St. Mark the Evangelist - 25th April

“After their departure , Mark, the disciple and interpreter of Peter, did also hand down to us in writing what had been preached by Peter” 730 more words

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St. Mark Lived: | Feast Day: Monday, April 25, 2016 Most of what we know about Mark comes directly from the New Testament. He is usually identified with the Mark of Acts 12:12. (When Peter escaped from prison, he went to the home of Mark's mother.)

Celebrating Ten Years of Faith

April 16 will always be a very special day to me.

In 2006, Easter was on April 16th. That was the day when my faith became alive. 819 more words