“Franciscan spirituality is not primarily an environmental spirituality: it’s incarnational. It’s all about how God humbled Himself to be born in the lowliest of circumstances and live among us, and die for us in the most excruciating, humiliating way.” – Barb Szyszkiewicz
Meditate on Saint Augustine of Hippo’s famous comparison of Jesus Christ and Saint John the Baptist, the Word made flesh and the Great Forerunner, and Precursor, of the Word.
What does the Ascension of Christ into heaven, which we celebrate today, do for us? Find out from part of a homily by Pope St. Leo the Great.
How do we honor Christ’s baptism? Find out in today’s second reading from the Liturgy of the Hours, an excerpt from a homily by Saint Gregory of Nazianzus.
Why is our Blessed Mother Mary called Our Lady of Sorrows? Find out when St. Bernard of Clairvaux reflects on this liturgical memorial.