MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH

“And our trust is even more lively and fully corroborated if we consider the very close links between this heavenly Mother of ours and mankind. Although adorned by God with the riches of admirable prerogatives, to make her a worthy Mother of the Word Incarnate, she is nevertheless very close to us. Daughter of Adam, … Continue reading

Awakening

You stretch before me In wondrous expanses. Where are your limits, O Lord? Where the measure That contains Your domain? The ethereal sky, Hugging the mountains, Kissing earth, And spilling love across its plains, Proclaims a God of beauty. Hidden,yet revealed, In the minuscule and mighty, You peer from clouds That radiate streams of Your … Continue reading

The Father’s gift in Christ

From the treatise On the Trinity by Saint Hilary, bishop The Father’s gift in Christ Our Lord commanded us to baptize in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. In baptism, then, we profess faith in the Creator, in the only-begotten Son and in the gift which is … Continue reading