How God Makes His Dwelling with Us

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“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!

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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)

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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...]


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