Category: Poetry

Are You Scandalized?

First there were resignations by the Chilean bishops. Then there was Cardinal McCarrick and the revelation of the Pennsylvania grand jury report. And now we have allegations by Archbishop Vigano about Pope Francis. God’s People have been abused. We feel betrayed. The Body of Christ is hurting. Catholics are asking themselves many questions. How could ...

Reflection of old and new tree.

From a sermon by Saint Ephrem, deacon: The cross of Christ gives life to the human race

The cross of Christ gives life to the human race Death trampled our Lord underfoot, but he in his turn treated death as a highroad for his own feet. He submitted to it, enduring it willingly, because by this means he would be able to destroy death in spite of itself. Death had its own ...

Planet with numerous prominent ring system

Hymn of the Universe by Teilhard de Chardin

Hymn of the Universe I live at the heart of a single, unique Element, the Center of the universe, and present in each part of it: personal Love and cosmic Power. To attain to him and become merged into his life I have before me the entire universe with its noble struggles, its impassioned quests, ...