I’ll Fly Away Oh Glory!

Yesterday was the memorial of St Joseph Cupertino who is the patron saint of pilots and airline stewards and writers of children’s stories about people who fly. This is because he was known to levitate. Taylor Marshall gives a summary of the saint’s life and wonders here. It is saints like Joseph of Cupertino who [Read More...]

Old Monk on the Snares of the Enemy

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I saw all of the snares of the enemy laid out before me and I groaned and said, “With what weapon can I overcome?” Then a voice within me answered, “Humility.” [Read more...]

Old Monk on Prayer

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Prayer brings understanding. Understanding brings forgiveness. Forgiveness brings Love. Love conquers All. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Personal Growth

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If you become better in an instant you will also become worse in an instant. For change to be lasting it must be gradual. [Read more...]

Old Monk on Pigs Singing

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Don’t attempt to teach a pig to sing. You will waste your time and it will annoy the pig. [Read more...]

Old Monk on the Way

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The doctrines and moral laws, the rules and regulations? They are the map, not the journey. [Read more...]


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