God as Poet

By guest writer LeighAnna Schesser. Recently, a friend wrote to me saying, “I’m skimming Jesus of Nazareth and Pope Benedict XVI mentions all the mountains

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Life
J.R. Baldwin

They Call Today “Good”

Every Triduum, starting with Maundy Thursday through Easter Sunday, I re-read T.S. Eliot’s “The Four Quartets”. It is four of his best poems, and for

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Life
Mary Proffit Kimmel

On Sloth and Wonder

Every Christian shares in the universal call to partake in the Beatific Vision.  His baptism gives him this vocation.  The Gospel calls all men to

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Spirituality
Mariella Hunt

Singing Over Me

I wrote this in my journal a while back, and thought I’d share. It might be a poem–I’m not sure. Saint Cecilia was obviously here!

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Prayer
Theresa Noble

The Ship of Joy

I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete. This is my commandment: love one another

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Life
Anna Williams

Cultivating Beauty

With the election season heating up and the usual sins threatening to conquer us, it’s time to talk about… art. Eve Tushnet makes a penetrating

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Life
Mariella Hunt

Farewell, My Dear

This is a poem I felt compelled to write when I was thinking of one of my mom’s uncles, her godfather at baptism. I don’t

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Lessons in the Chinook

“Man’s curiosity searches past and future And clings to that dimension. But to apprehend The point of intersection of the timeless With time, is an occupation

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Life
Nicene Guy

Echoes of an Unsung Lullaby

Somewhere in my mind’s many rooms, I hear a sound I dimly recognize– Faint and ghostly, not quite clear– A sound more haunting than piercing,

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