Witness to the truth

Witness to Truth at 75 ROBERT ROYAL There’s another side of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) that deserves to be remembered. Every generation thinks it’s living in unusual times. Ours really is. We are witnessing the passing of our civilization and — like someone having brain surgery while wide-awake — are conscious…

Face to Face

Face to face with Christ SERVANT OF GOD CATHERINE DE HUECK DOHERTY When we ask for faith it seems we are, as it were, turning our face toward his face. It seems that God desires this very simple action to happen so that he and we are face-to-face!  He wants to look at our face; …

Such Faith!

Such Faith POPE BENEDICT XVI The act of faith, we said, is a sharing in the vision of Jesus, propping oneself up on Jesus: John, who leant on Jesus’ bosom, is a symbol for what faith means.  COMPLETE ARTICLE

Taking up our cross

They hold the same place as before in the world’s society; their employments are the same, their ways, their comings in and goings out…. But, if they have drunk of Christ’s cup and tasted the Bread of his Table in sincerity, it is not with them as in time past. A change has come over…

Speaking the painful truth

The two women were finally alone.  The room was spartan, with a single wooden bed, a desk, some schoolbooks, fishing tackle kept in a corner, and a couple of skiing poles.  A photograph was mounted on the wall, of two tanned young men in a skiff, with the spires of Stockholm in the background.  It…