20 St. Catherine of Siena Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 29, 2015)


1. From her dialogue on Divine Providence in the Liturgy of the Hours today: Eternal God, eternal Trinity, you have made the blood of Christ so precious through his sharing in your divine nature. You are a mystery as deep as the sea; the more I search, the more I find, and the more I [Read More...]

Do I Tweet Too Much about St. Catherine of Siena?


When I went to look on Twitter for Catherine of Siena tweets, I discovered I tweet about her a bit … here are 16 … there are more … 1. The good gentle Jesus, Love, dies of thirst and hunger for our salvation. http://t.co/J1wqhFAB8c #CatherineofSiena via @MagnificatMag — Kathryn Jean Lopez (@kathrynlopez) February 24, 2015 [Read More...]

How God Makes His Dwelling with Us

“Abandon yourself for Him, learning from this Jesus who in order to give you the life of grace gave up his bodily life,” Saint Catherine of Siena says. “And as a sign of his generosity he opened up his whole self by creating a bath within his open side after he died, to show us [Read More...]

B16: Imagine a World That Could See Only Mercy!

This comes from a November 2010 audience where Pope Benedict XVI was talking up a woman, Catherine of Siena. Like with everything B16, it is all worth reading, but don’t let this day end without meditating on his closer: Dear brothers and sisters, let us learn from St Catherine to love Christ and the Church [Read More...]

Did You Read Magnificat Saturday? (An Occasional Series)

Saint Catherine of Siena on “What Drew Matthew to Jesus”: Because of its rebellion against God, here are the devils, holding this sheep as their own possession. Then along comes God’s infinite goodness and sees the sheep’s sorry state, its ruin and damnation. He knows he cannot use wrath or war to entice it away [Read More...]