A prayer at summer's end

Why, Lord, must the good days come to an end? Why are memories not enough? Why is the fall-filtered beauty of light and leaves not enough today to help me let go summer’s warmth and pace and peace? Of seasons there are four, they say, but yet a hundred seasons more just in my one [Read More...]

A prayer for summer

From the poetic pen of Fr. Austin Fleming… If I don’t believe in summer, Lord, how will I believe in you or in heaven where summer’s joy surely never ends, where summer’s timeless stillness calms with peace all other seasons’ grief? I offer you these months, my heart’s July and August days: come summer with [Read More...]