Category: Seasonal Meditations

Why is Christmas Considered a Nighttime Event?

“We celebrate at night so as to bid farewell to the darkness. It cannot prevail. It is destined to be scattered by a Light far more powerful than it is, a Light it must obey, a Light that overwhelms and replaces it.” – Monsignor Charles Pope.

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HopeSick

“Advent is a time of “already but not yet.” The Kingdom of God has indeed broken into this world, in the person of Jesus Christ. He promises to come again with the fullness of justice – and he will. Meanwhile, we watch and wait. And wait. And wait.” – Fr. Derek Sakowski

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Behold: A Webinar with Sr. Miriam James Heidland

“None of us escapes childhood perfectly intact. I hope you will be there as we discuss with Sr. Miriam the wounds of childhood and the power of the Holy Family to lead us to a richer, profoundly healing encounter with the Lord—especially when we are surrendered to the particular graces of this coming holy season.” – Dan Burke

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Solemnity of All Saints

What determines who are the saints we celebrate in today’s Solemnity? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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So Close: The Breath of God

“I’ve often had the sense of being called “into the deep.” But at this point more than ever I saw that I could not go alone: to swim safely in the deep, I had to remain in the arms of the Father.” – Grace Abruzzo

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The Daily Cross

The Daily Cross Presence of God – O Jesus Crucified, help me, by the merits of Your Cross, to carry my cross daily. MEDITATION “He

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