Category: Imaging God

The Master Has Need of You

The reading which opens the liturgy for Palm Sunday reminds us that the Lord makes himself dependant on lowly things–and that includes us, Claire Dwyer reflects as we begin Holy Week.

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The Masterpiece of the Divine Artist

The Lord sees within each of us His hope for the perfect fulfillment of all He has created us to be.  For every human being, there is a divine archetype within God’s heart.  We become, to a greater or lesser extent, the person He has called us to become, and when we correspond most closely to His perfect ideal for our lives, we too become a masterpiece.

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Humility and High Ideals

A powerful letter written by St. Elizabeth of the Trinity before her death explores humility and magnanimity–two words which may seem contradictory but need each other, Claire Dwyer explains.

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Motherhood According to the Spirit

A woman’s heart, a woman’s soul is created to be like Mary’s — a refuge, a hiding place, a ‘shelter in which other souls may unfold’ in the words of St. Edith Stein.  Elizabeth was that safe place to fall and to find hope for everyone who knew her. Claire Dwyer continues the series today with a look at spiritual motherhood.

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The Master Has Need of You

The reading which opens the liturgy for Palm Sunday reminds us that the Lord makes himself dependant on lowly things–and that includes us, Claire Dwyer reflects as we begin Holy Week.

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Giving Up the Self-Talk

“Lent is a time of atonement for our sins. But proper atonement isn’t self-denigrating.” Debra Black challenges us to give up negative self-talk.

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Mary is the Equal Sign

In all of creation, there is one woman who conformed perfectly to God’s idea of her. Claire Dwyer reflects on powerful words from Ven. Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

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