Oh! What glory I have seen in your eyes! Oh! What beauties you have made me realize! I shall see you with the flowers of heaven I shall meet you in the courts of Paradise.
Category: Literature and Poetry
Our Lady of the Expectation, Lady of ‘O’
Today is the feast of Our Lady of the Expectation. This feast has an interesting history that Brother Andre reviewed for us this morning in his morning meditation in our chapel. In Spain, this feast day is Nuestra Senora de … Continue reading
I cannot run the open mile It puts me out of breath. I consider skiing parties As the close approach of death.
Whence come those anguished works of art, Those songs of man’s distress? You find the secret in our heart, That entity of restlessness; The heart that is meant to be on fire Whose death is just to be cold; The … Continue reading
This is the dew which falls from heaven To bring God’s life to earth.
The Church Plaintive
We come to you dear Jesus, For to whom else can we go, To bring our puerile complaints
(Luke 8:38-42) Of all who heard God’s call And sped away One to his pick and spade,
Professor Drew was known to hold With certainty both firm and bold That this, our world, is far too old For even God to have had us told The story of humanity.
Our sky is bright, our earth is gay, And heaven overflows with joy; A Virgin bore a child today, And God is her baby boy. From Divine Alchemy
What Is It, Then, To Be a Priest? – Some Examples From The Culture of Catholic Literature and Their Effects
This essay is dedicated to Father Michael Jarecki, who loves the Blessed Mother very much, and is himself very beloved — and, he has for many, many years now, remained so deeply faithful to Christ, knowing both the tears of … Continue reading
Poets and Philosophers
The thing that abides All true poets and All philosophers share. Universalized here, Singularized there. Divine Alchemy
The Unitarian, Dr. Lee Is pleased he does not disagree, With God on points, perhaps two or three.
On Unholy Gloom
When Satan fails to make us bad, He is most content to keep us sad; For a heavy heart cannot contain Buoyant thoughts from the high domain, And must perforce gravitate To matters of a lower state.
What seek ye, brave and valiant knight Well armed and well prepared? So much in earnest for a fight So eager not to be spared.
Some people talk to let you see How beautiful their words can be, And some, their meaning to convey, But some to keep it hid away.