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Bl. John of Cetina & Bl. Peter de Dueñas

11 May

“Franciscans of Spain, they were sent to the Muslim kingdom of Granada in order to try and evangelize the inhabitants and were predictably killed.”
~ Basil Watkins

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Note to Amber: The Stuff of Nursing

2 Jul

“We should see Christ in others, and nothing else, and love them. There can never be enough of it.”
~ Dorothy Day

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St. John Ogilvie (1579-1615)

15 Mar

“I fear death as much as you do your dinner.”
~ St. John Ogilvie

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Blessed Tommaso da Olera (1563-1631)

4 Feb

Sometimes holy people are declared saints right after they die. On the other hand, sometimes canonizations grind on and on…and on.

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Our Local Pro-Life Guardian Angel

22 Sep

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven” (Mt. 18.10).

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A Reading List for a Eucharistic Life

4 Sep


“Does it matter? Grace is everywhere….”
~ Georges Bernanos

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Our Lady of Good Help

14 Jul

“Go and fear nothing. I will help you.”

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Of Casablanca, Cinema, and Coming of Age

29 Nov

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“But now we have a new art, luminous, vivid, simple, stirring, persuasive, direct, universal, illimitable – the animated picture.”
~ Myles Connolly

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An Open Letter to Chelsea House Orchestra

26 Aug

“Where there is sadness, joy.”
~ Prayer of St. Francis

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Of ‘Zen,’ Gumption, and Conversion

9 May

“A person filled with gumption doesn’t sit around dissipating and stewing about things. He’s at the front of the train of his own awareness, watching to see what’s up the track and meeting it when it comes.”
~ Robert Pirsig

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