“Contemplation invites us to an intimacy with God that transcends our senses and is, therefore, beyond words, ideas, and images.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock
Lori suggested I read Thérèse’s Story of a Soul. I ordered it to make her happy and to prove I didn’t need this Catholic nonsense. The next Wednesday when I got home from work, there on the coffee table was the book and a dozen roses from my husband. I called Lori. “I got roses!” She said, “Yes, I asked Thérèse to send you some.”- Rose Folsom
David Torkington continues his mini-course on prayer with a close look at the mystical body and our incorporation into it through an ever-deepening death to self.
“Catholics do not believe in the Real Presence of the Risen Lord because teachers, ministers, and public voices have winked at evil and rejected the demands of the Gospel. We wanted the comfortable and the reality of this Presence was inconvenient.” Dr. Lilles knocks it out of the park today on the blog.