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The Monkey on My Back: A Chronic Illness Tutorial

16 Nov

“To the extent that Christ’s suffering becomes my suffering, my suffering becomes a prayer.”
~ Dom Hubert van Zeller

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Of Courage, Humanae Vitae, and the Martyrdom of Speaking Up

28 Oct

“Above all the Gospel must be proclaimed by witness.”
~ Pope St. Paul VI

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Holy Hubbub: Lessons from Squabbling Saints

6 Oct

To live above with the Saints we love,
Ah, that is the purest glory.
To live below with the Saints we know,
Ah, that is another story!
~ Irish toast

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Of Bad Hearts, Broken Hearts, and Holy Hearts

1 Sep

“The greatest challenge of the day is how to bring about a revolution of the heart.”
~ Dorothy Day

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Fitting Our Journey to God’s Map

10 Aug

“You must have a map, no matter how rough.
Otherwise you wander all over the place.”
~ J.R.R. Tolkien

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Four Agonizing Movie Scenes

26 Jul

“There’s so many good things.”
~ Peter Falk

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The Communion Fast and Eucharistic Rapport

1 Jul

“Frequent Communion is not magic.”
~ Dom Hubert van Zeller

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