The sinking of the Titanic still captures the minds of many a century after the event took place. Although there are many tales of bravery, courage, and sorrow associated with the ill-fated ship, the one below is among the less well-known. But perhaps the fact that this little item made it back home shows that … Continue reading A Sad Note in a Sad Tale
Click the link to learn more, readers: 7 Sanctuaries linked by a straight line: The legendary Sword of St. Michael Gelsomino Del Guercio According to legend, the line represents the blow with which St. Michael sent the devil to hell. A mysterious imaginary line links seven monasteries, from Ireland to Israel. Is it just a … Continue reading The Blow of the Archangel
Happy Easter, readers! If you have a sweet tooth and/or a special devotion to Our Lady, you may find this piece intriguing. And if you happen to find yourself buying some Ferrero Rocher chocolates – well, who could blame you? How Ferrero Rocher chocolates were inspired by the Virgin Mary Zelda Caldwell Within the gold … Continue reading A Blessed Treat
Alleluia! He is risen! Alleluia! Alleluia! Happy Easter, readers! Christ and The Pagan by John Bannister Tabb I had no God but these, The sacerdotal Trees, And they uplifted me. - 'I hung upon a Tree.' - The sun and moon I saw, And reverential awe Subdued me day and night. - 'I am the … Continue reading Nam Quod Rex Regum!
Prayer of a Soldier in France By Joyce Kilmer My shoulders ache beneath my pack (Lie easier, Cross, upon His back). I march with feet that burn and smart (Tread, Holy Feet, upon my heart). Men shout at me who may not speak (They scourged Thy back and smote Thy cheek). I may not lift … Continue reading Prayer of a Soldier in France for Good Friday
Click the link to learn more, readers: Catholic university invites students who are single mothers to live with retired religious sisters Jan 28, 2020 John Burger Undergraduate students who are single mothers will be living alongside retired persons, both lay and religious, in a proposed new residential community at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. In … Continue reading Shelter the Homeless
Read this heartwarming story through the link below, readers: Camino in a wheelchair: Two best friends on a 500-mile spiritual pilgrimage Tony Rossi | Apr 10, 2018 And what they learned about living life with a "Sabbath mentality" Due to a progressive neuromuscular disease, Justin Skeesuck has lost the use of his arms and legs, and … Continue reading My Brother’s Keeper