Said 9 times in a row, for 9 days:
Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth. 128 more words
Peace comes up many times in the Mass, from the opening line of the Gloria, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people of good will”, to the priest’s words just before the sign of peace, “May the peace of God be with you always”, and the peoples’ reply, “And with your spirit”, and to the prayer just before communion, “Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world. 821 more words
Fr. James Martin SJ returns to the show to discuss Stephen Colbert, the 10th Anniversary of My Life with the Saints, Sainthood like the Baseball Hall of Fame, Thomas Merton, Thomas Aquinas, the Saint of Darkness and the humanity of the saints.
For years I have played a mental exercise. After a truly exceptional restaurant meal I may note, “That goes down in my Top Ten Restaurant Meals.” In fact, right now, I can recall about four of those experiences, because it’s not like I have the whole list committed to memory. 582 more words
The French EMT helps load another stretcher into the ambulance, and shuts its doors as it takes off. She wearily turns around and looks down the street of tragedy; lined with the injured, and the dead. 371 more words