Unknown Master c.1590 … [Read more...]

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turn our eyes to the true life beyond the grave…

In an age of senuality and materialism the Assumption points out the dignity and destiny of our human body, extols the dignity of womanhood, and turns our eyes to the true life beyond the grave. At Mass today ask Mary for the grace to keep your mind fixed on things above and to aspire continually to be united with her and to be brought to the glory of the Resurrection. Annibale Carracia … [Read more...]

the most glorious “harvest festival” in the Communion of Saints…

...Now toward the end of the summer season, at a time when fruits are ripe in the gardens and fields, the Church celebrates the most glorious "harvest festival" in the Communion of Saints. Mary, the supremely blessed one among women, Mary, the most precious fruit which has ripened in the fields of God's kingdom, is today taken into the granary of heaven. — Pius ParschJuan Martin Cabezalero … [Read more...]

vasili golinsky…

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it was clear Sr. Mary Catherine had been in the communion wine again…

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reason #2,342,004 why Catholics are cooler…

... we can laugh at ourselves. I've always been a playful papist... which is a good thing because it's effective medicine. Thank you Lord for the grace to laugh in the face of adversity. … [Read more...]

“All great works of art are an epiphany of God” …

... Had it not been for art I would not be a Catholic. It was in the halls of the Chrysler Museum that God's existence was reinforced in my heart at a very young age. These private revelations and faith filled manifestations were not fostered in the typically aesthetic austere environment of modern churches. There was no sermon in my youth that could have possibly verbalized the Mysteries of Christ more articulately than great works of art. Rubens, Descent From the CrossOur Holy Father speaks … [Read more...]

nun gazing…

photo taken by Martin Doan in Rome 2000. … [Read more...]

get well gifts…

... Thank you for the beautiful flowers...... and the particularly grizzly and macabre cake. I love them both. … [Read more...]


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