Christ Is the Chair

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, which commemorates Christ’s choosing Peter to sit in his place as the servant-authority of the whole Church. When I meditate on the feast day and on St. Peter, I am reminded how human Peter was. At some points, he clearly “got it” and would…
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The Gift of Wonder

“I understood that if, in the order of nature, Jesus is pleased to sow beneath our feet such delightful marvels, it is only to aid us in reading into the more hidden mysteries of a superior order that He is working at times in souls.” St. Thérèse of Lisieux Throughout the year, God has given…
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Three Wise Men

The Feast of the Epiphany reminds me a bit of Abraham. Why would anyone travel across the desert, plagued with bandits and thieves, at their own personal risk? With Abraham, there was a promise he was given: he would receive the land, and a great nation would come from one of his descendants. The Wise…
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