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“All times and seasons are governed by Providence”

"All times and seasons are governed by Providence"

Blessed John Paul II At the General Audience of Wednesday, 11 March 1998 Jesus corrects their impatience spurred by their desire for a kingdom still too political and

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Commemorating the death of Blessed John Paul II

Commemorating the death of Blessed John Paul II

Pensive Christ by Władysław Skoczylas (d 1934) Today, April 2, we commemorate the eighth anniversary of the death of Blessed John Paul II. With the retirement of Benedict

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Third anniversary: my heart and flesh exult in the living God

Third anniversary: my heart and flesh exult in the living God

I started this blog three years ago in order to provide some meditations on the mysteries of faith as found in the words and deeds of the philosopher

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St Joseph – Protector of the true new fire of Vatican II

St Joseph - Protector of the true new fire of Vatican II

In 1989 Blessed John Paul II issued an APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION entitled REDEMPTORIS CUSTOS (ON THE PERSON AND MISSION OF SAINT JOSEPH  IN THE LIFE OF CHRIST AND OF THE CHURCH) On this

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The Rush of a Flaming Flood: Guardini on Christmas, 2

The Rush of a Flaming Flood: Guardini on Christmas, 2

This sculpture from Chartres Cathedral shows Mary looking over at the new born Jesus and placing her hand on him. Guardini’s meditation on the mystery of the nativity

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But love does such things: Guardini on Christmas

But love does such things: Guardini on Christmas

“For while all things were in quiet silence and the night was in the midst of her course, thy almighty word leapt down from heaven from thy royal

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Mary and the Circles of Love

Mary and the Circles of Love

Our Lady of the Sign (by a Polish priest) In the dark of the early morning, on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (12-12-12), I awoke and

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Blessed John Paul II offered the following prayer during his first visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico, 1979: O Immaculate Virgin, Mother of

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Newman: “so creeps on this feeble weary world”

Newman: "so creeps on this feeble weary world"

For the past two years ago I made some posts on Newman’s advent sermons. He delivered four sermons for advent, found in volume V of the Parochial and

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In mercy, “God bends over us”

In mercy, "God bends over us"

Today is the feast day of Our Lady of Ostra Brama, Our Lady of the Dawn Gate, or the East Gate. It is in Vilnius Lithuania, facing east

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