Christine Flynn explains how reading about Padre Pio helped her overcome her reluctance to embrace Christian mysticism.
At the moment when our salvation is being accomplished by Jesus on the Cross, Jesus says to his Mother, “Woman, behold your son!” and he says to his beloved disciple, “Behold your mother!” Is this not the first total consecration to Mary our Blessed Mother?
Father John Bartunek introduces his latest retreat guide on Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, whose memorial the Church celebrates today.
Could my pulling away be boredom, impatience, restlessness, or resistance? It’s hard to do the deep work. It’s even harder because we live in a culture and an age of diversion, distraction and instant gratification.