Posts Tagged Guardini

Guardini on the Resurrection

Guardini on the Resurrection

“We are faced with an either-or that reaches to the bottom of existence. If we take ourselves as measuring-rod, our human lives, the world as it appears to

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Who is Mary? never to lose heart, never to fall behind, she surges in faith

Who is Mary? never to lose heart, never to fall behind, she surges in faith

Jan van Eyck Christ on the cross between Mary and John During the years I taught at the United States Air Force Academy I made friends with many

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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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The striking of a “Mighty Chord” and the Center of History

The striking of a "Mighty Chord" and the Center of History

“Ever since Christ’s Ascension, on earth there has been a single confident expectation” Guardini “Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall

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Guardini on Jesus’ Death

Guardini on Jesus' Death

Rouault “Christ on Cross”1938 Dear Friend: Have you even felt the presence and persistence of sin in your life as if it were a hardened stone in your

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Guardini as a “Pilgrim of the Absolute”

Guardini as a "Pilgrim of the Absolute"

Romano Guardini is famous for his book The Spirit of the Liturgy, a work which influenced Pope Benedict XVI to write his own book of the same title.

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Guardini on the Grey Dawn between Time and Eternity

Guardini on the Grey Dawn between Time and Eternity

Romano Guardini (1885-1968) wrote a magnificent book entitled The Lord (1954); the Gateway edition has an introduction by Cardinal Ratzinger; Guardini’s book, The Spirit of the Liturgy (1935)

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