Yesterday in Rome, before his op-ed hit the Financial Times, Pope Benedict XVI alluded again to silence and contemplation at perhaps the busiest time of year. Cliff! Family arrangements! Lines! (And don’t forget to thank the delivery men!). During his Wednesday audience B16 reflected on that woman who said yes and pondered the Incarnation of [Read More...]

‘Our Firm Faith in God’s Word & Our Hope in His Promises’

Understandably, the “sadness” in the pope’s heart in the wake of betrayal is in the headlines today, but the nourishment from today’s audience is worth reading, too. In our continuing reflection on prayer in the letters of Saint Paul, we now consider the Apostle’s striking affirmation that Jesus Christ is God’s “Yes” to mankind and [Read More...]