(Jesus Christ, Eternal Wisdom) has so thoroughly made his dwelling in the cross, that, without it, you will not find him in this world, and he has so incorporated and united himself with the cross, that we can truly say that Wisdom is the Cross and the Cross is Wisdom. […]
Finally, the furnace opens up! Finally, this great Heart unlocks; Finally, the reason is clear Why Jesus has so suffered. By piercing his Heart, he is consoled: The passageway carved by the lance For his Heart’s devouring fire, Leads straight to the heart of the sinner. […]
This past weekend, I preached at all of the Sunday Masses at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church where I will be preaching a mission next week. While there I was able to spend a few minutes alone in the church with my camera which allowed me the opportunity to get […]
Remember, Virgin Mary, Your heart is so benign, Never has it been known To pray to you in vain. No one has implored you, Confiding in your help, Not blessed with your assistance, Not delighting in your love. – St. Louis Marie de Montfort […]
This is the chapel area of a former Ursuline convent in San Antonio, TX. While no longer actively used as a chapel, as is often the case with sacred space, when all is still the lingering touch of the years of the sisters’ prayerful presence can be felt.
This is a detail from a much larger window in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Jersey City, NJ. It depicts a scene that was once commonly portrayed in Catholic art – a family visit in which the Child Jesus with the Blessed Virgin his Mother are together […]
When Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing near, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home. (John 19:26-27) There is much […]