Photo: Palm Sunday Mass at St. Peter’s Square in Rome in April 2015 Like many people around the world, I’m participating in the mass to the extent that livestream and personal intention makes possible. Today, my friends and I watched a live broadcast of Bishop Barron’s Sunday mass for Palm Sunday. And as usual, BishopContinue reading “Palm Sunday & Paralipsis”
“The cemeteries of the abbeys will always be in bloom.” This evening I read a beautiful book, A Time to Die: Monks on the Threshold of Eternal Life, written by Nicolas Diat and with a forward by Robert Cardinal Sarah. Diat travelled to several monasteries in France to visit monks and learn from them aboutContinue reading “A Time to Die”
With Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday falling on the same date this year, today has been an especially opportune occasion to contemplate the lives of the saints and death.