Category Archives: Saints

From Anselm of Canterbury

A bit more than a third of the way through Lent, and perhaps it is time for some encouragement from the sainted Benedictine monk Anselm: O my God teach my heart where and how to seek you, where and how to … Continue reading

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Catholics ♥ @ Liturgy

The “day” of that “saint” was getting some mention today at Mass and online. Just a reminder that liturgists have a “heart” day, too. The third Friday after Pentecost. Today was the First Sunday of Lent. If you press things … Continue reading

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Merton on Mercy

From Chapter 11 of No Man Is An Island: We can have the mercy of God whenever we want it, by being merciful to others: for it is God’s mercy that acts on them, through us, when He leads us … Continue reading

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Cor Ad Cor …

I missed the observance of Cardinal Newman whose feast day was yesterday. I suppose that means I’m not on campus anymore. As I was reviewing some internet articles on the observance earlier this morning, I found a funny thing, repeated … Continue reading

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Asteroid Romero

Asteroid number 13703 was renamed for Oscar Romero. An interesting quote from Rome Reports: The humble Romero has now received another unique distinction: a small planet has been named after him. (Although it may actually be an asteroid, because it’s … Continue reading

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Why In Heaven Would Saints Listen To Us?

I’ve been pondering intercessory prayer as of late. Specifically when a believer calls upon a saint to provide special speed or fervor when presenting a petition to Almighty God. There are a lot of good reasons, mostly developed by good … Continue reading

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St Francis Xavier

I captured that image, right, two summers ago and blogged on it two years ago today. I pause whenever I see it on my phone. This work of art has great meaning to me. What a world we live in, … Continue reading

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