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On Serving the Goats

There are many stories of kings who go about their kingdom in disguise, usually as a beggar. In such cases, whatever a subject of the king should do to that “beggar” would literally be done to the king himself. 679 more words


into the depth

Perhaps Therese of Lisieux, patroness of all missions, was meant to live out a destiny in which her time was limited to a minimum, her actions were reduced to essentials, her heroism was indiscernible to those who looked for it, and the scope of her mission covered a mere few square meters, in order to teach us that the effectiveness of a mission is not always measurable by the hands of a clock, that actions are not always visible, that missions covering vast distances will be joined by missions that penetrate straight into the depth of the crowds of humanity.  56 more words

Epilogue - The Pilgrim Dance

The Pilgrim Dance

Shuffling down a narrow
Lonely, dirt path

Into a wide
Open field

I am a pilgrim
A journeyman

One who rests
Only for a time… 116 more words

Joan Of Arc

What does it mean to be a woman?

What does it mean to be a woman? Certainly there are a lot of conflicting responses to that question. Catholic women in particular have a rich history and wealth of tradition in the theology of femininity. 891 more words


Chapter 1 - Heaven and Hope

The March of Hope, Part 1

The Freedom Dance continues merrily on…
Imagine my astonishment
When the Queen announced
Through my saintly sister Thérèse
That Joan of Arc was to the fore… 1,945 more words

Joan Of Arc

Introduction - Seek First the Kingdom, The Fire of Joan of Arc

The Fire of Joan of Arc

I was wondering one day
Why Joan of Arc’s end, so cruelly stark
Formed with her fire,
A light out of dark… 1,448 more words

Joan Of Arc

Therese of Lisieux: “prayer is a surge of the heart"

“For me prayer is a surge of the heart, it is a simple look towards Heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.” 6 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections