This Pentecost, how counter-cultural would it be for the church to emphasize the gentleness of Christ’s gift of the spirit? Maybe he discovered that gentleness from his mother.
Being forgiven – and forgiving others – is at the core of our faith.
The powerful witness of St. Simon and St. Jude inspired a window at Chartres Cathedral – and inspires us today.
Every July, I spend four days in almost complete silence at Holy Cross Monastery.