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nunblog · 1d ago

O-HI-O

A wonderful opportunity came up a few weeks ago, so here I am writing from the Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH (sometimes known in Catholic circles simply as "Steubie"). I'll be ba...
nunblog · 1W ago

Our Lady of Fatima and the 5 Secrets of Peace

  Thoughts may tend toward the apocalyptic on this 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary at Fatima--and with good reason. The Virgin came with an urgent plea. On the one side was...
nunblog · 3W ago

100 Years Ago at Fatima: Looking toward next week's centenary

This Thursday we begin the novena for the 100th anniversary of Our Lady's appearances at Fatima. The Blessed Virgin chose three illiterate shepherd children to deliver her message to the wor...
nunblog · 3W ago

Mary, by any other name...

We got an interesting query today after sending out the first installment of "A Minute a Day for the Month of May." A reader wondered if the Daughters of St Paul were really Catholic, since ...
nunblog · 3W ago

Something I've been up to...

April is on it's way out and here in Boston it finally looks like spring! Monday begins the lyrical month of Mary, and this year that brings with it the 100th anniversary of the apparitions ...
nunblog · 1M ago

Earth Day and the Incarnation

On this Saturday in the Octave of Easter, many people are also observing Earth Day. I like to think of this year's confluence as serendipitous. It reminds me that "God so loved the world tha...
nunblog · 1M ago

Book Review: People of the Second Chance: A Guide to Bringing Life-Saving Love to the World

People of the Second Chance: A Guide toBringing Life-Saving Love to the WorldMike FosterEvery once in a while I get a book list with an offer to pick a free book to review. The listing typic...
nunblog · 1M ago

"They have taken away my Lord."

There at the empty tomb, Mary Magdalen could come to only one conclusion: "They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they put him." Jesus' body was missing, and since it cannot b...
nunblog · 1M ago

He is Risen and with Us Always

It is the Lord!Blessed Easter!About The Supper at Emmaus, by Bartolomeo Cavarozzi (Italian, c 1590 - 1625)Oil on canvas, about 1615 - 1625; 139.7 × 194.9 cm (55 × 76 3/4 in.)The J. Paul Gett...
nunblog · 1M ago

Good Friday