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Benedict's Vision

In his Dialogues Pope St. Gregory the Great relates the story of St. Benedict seeing a remarkable vision. It follows upon his “forced” all-night meeting with his sister St. 818 more words


February 23rd - St. Polycarp

Today the Church celebrates the Memorial of St. Polycarp of Smyrna.

Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and hear their stories of life with Jesus from their own lips. 1,172 more words


Haystacks and Harvest

This is a photo I took on our recent road trip. I took the photo because it reminded me of a dream I had once.  In my dream I saw something similar to this, in that it was a field full of gathered hay stacks, wound with string, ready for collection. 163 more words

In The Quiet Place

Séptimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Séptimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of February. The Night of the Moon.

Vigília sancti Matthíæ Apóstoli. The Vigil of St. Matthias the Apostle.  1,061 more words



“Saints.”  Say that word to a New Orleans jazzman and he will know what you mean.  If you are in the French Quarter on the street or in a club, he also may respond by extending the hand not holding his horn as he looks you in the eye and says, “Fifty.”  You may then reach into your pocket in search of a green/gray piece of paper with Ulysses S. 734 more words