“It is not by suffering that a person is united with God, but by love.” With these words, Francis of Assisi was transformed and with him, the world.
St. Francis radically revolutionized the practice of prayer and spiritual life within the Church.
As we prepare to close this month, dedicated to prayers for and protection of the unborn, Claire Dwyer illuminates the short life of a young mother who seemed sent to us “for such a time as this.”
Claire Dwyer pulls several lessons from the life of Chiara Corbella Petrillo.
St. Francis brought back to life the humanity of Jesus Christ in the minds and in the imaginations of his contemporaries.
In 1577, St. Teresa of Avila completed what is heralded as her seminal work on mental prayer, meditation, and contemplation in the Interior Castle. This