I heard the bells. Did you?

I heard the bells. Did you?

The Christmas Carol “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” is from a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1863, at the height of the Civil War, set to music in 1872. As is the case with many hymns this one arose out of a crisis, in this case of deep...

Reflect

Self-indulgent living brings sterility. The demographic winter many Western countries are now living through is the fruit of that complacent culture of selfish well-being. – Pope Francis, Let Us Dream

The Remnant is a Remnant of 1

Zephaniah 3:1-2, 9-13 Thus says the Lord: Woe to the city, rebellious and polluted, to the tyrannical city! She hears no voice, accepts no correction; In the Lord she has not trusted, to her God she has not drawn near. For then I will change and purify the lips of the...

Random Thoughts

Try Mother Teresa’s 5-second prayer to Mary for when you need supportTwo of the Church’s most powerful female intercessors have to be St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the Virgin Mary. Throughout Mother Teresa’s long life on earth, which was fully...