Monthly Archives: November 2016

Quote of the Day: November 29, 2016

“Look with mercy on these follies, Lord, and deliver us who now call upon you. Deliver also those who do not yet as pray, that they may call upon you and you may set them free.” – St. Augustine, Confessions

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Advent Week #1: Preparing for the Coming of the Messiah

Around this time approximately 2,000 years ago, a young, and probably very beautiful, maiden named Mary was thinking about the miracle that was inside of her. What would he be like? Will he be healthy? Will he look like me? … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: November 24, 2016

“True devotion, Philothea, presupposes, not a partial, but a thorough love of God.” – St. Francis de Sales, An Introduction to the Devout Life

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Image of the Day: Toul Cathedral

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Anticipation: A Musing on Advent

The beginning of Advent is only 4 days away! Advent comes from the Latin word adventus (Greek: parousia) meaning “coming.” During Advent we anticipate the coming of Jesus in two ways: We celebrate his first coming into the world as … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: November 23, 2016

  “Bless the Lord, O my soul,     and do not forget all his benefits— who forgives all your iniquity,     who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the Pit,     who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: November 22, 2016

“And all with pearl and ruby glowing Was the fair palace door, Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing, And sparkling ever more, A troop of Echoes, whose sweet duty Was but to sing, In voices of surpassing beauty, The wit … Continue reading

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