A French Saint for Memorial Day

30 May

“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

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My Finest Hour in New York

24 May

“Let me see new ones every day! let me hold new ones by the hand every day! Give me such shows! give me the streets of Manhattan!”
~ Walt Whitman

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Of Witches, Walburga, and Welcoming Spring

23 May


“We must not be ashamed of the mythical radiance resting on our theology.”
~ C.S. Lewis

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The Bishop Next Door

11 May

“Candidates for the episcopate…should be worthy priests, respected and loved by the faithful, models of life in the faith.”
~ Pope Benedict XVI

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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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Of Down Syndrome, Anne of Green Gables, and Van

3 May

“‘Dear old world,’ she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.’”
~ L.M. Montgomery

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Of Emmaus, the Eucharist, and Emma Thompson

26 Apr

“The Eucharist is a mode of being,
which passes from Jesus into each Christian.”
~ Pope St. John Paul II

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