When Our Lady looks down from Heaven. To admire your princely repose. She says to the angels around her,
Category: Literature and Poetry
Anna Maria at her 4th Birthday
Look at the morning Anna Maria, Look at the bright blue sky! These are the reflections, Anna Maria, Of beauties that are on high.
Agnes Mary you are so sweet, Your little hands, and your little feet. Your little mouth, and your big eyes,
I know how dear my God can be, Who thought in all eternity, An exquisite plan of darling Anne And all the sweetness that is she. From Divine Alchemy
Peter at Seven
Peter, a little nobleman of heaven Pays tribute today to number seven. Seven for the sacraments he
Mariam as a Child
I know that Mariam Is a child of light; She smiles at the morning And frowns at the night. From Divine Alchemy
Children’s Stories (At the Maluf’s before Mass)
This must be going to be a good day, For Leonard wasn’t stubborn and didn’t delay, And even Peter
To Angela Maria
My Guardian Angel brave and true I am happy to be named for you. I am glad to find That in my mind Each thought must be angelic too.
For the Children
When almost all has been done or said There is no better place for the hat than the head. From Divine Alchemy
When Jesus filled the sky of Tabor With His glory once released, A voice was heard to tell from heaven Why God is now appeased: “This is my beloved Son In whom I am well pleased. ”
Saint Therese after Holy Communion
(Not a literal translation) My heaven is to find my Savior and Lord. A prisoner of love in my Heart to adore
A flower was found On our well fenced ground Beside the holy hill. A flower that did our whole earth round With a heavenly fragrance fill.
On Father’s Anniversary —1959
The Sacred Heart of Jesus, Searching the wide world through For the faithful steward giving His wheat in season due;
G. K. Chesterton, He Wished to Spend the Rest of His Life Thanking God for Everything
What a beautiful and crowning epithet this would have been on his tombstone. He wrote this in his early diary. Zenit has a insightful interview with the head of the Italian Chestertonian Society addressing why the great writer and thinker … Continue reading
The Prayer of Saint Francis Xavier
Remember, my God, who all things didst make, That the souls of the infidels too, To Your image and likeness and for your sake Were also created by You.