Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.¹ —John 20:16 (KJV) Lord, enlighten our minds!—
Scripture is speckled with much about the eyes of the Lord and His looking upon one and another. The look varies from that which is
A few months ago I was following a discussion on social media about how people of faith would respond if faced with martyrdom. It generated
Emmanuel Carrère’s lately controversial The Kingdom takes on a project of demystification: it is an imagining of how St. Luke might have joined the early
Introibo ad altare Dei, ad Deum qui laetificat juventutem meam. “I will go in unto the Altar of God, to God, Who giveth joy to my
I hate John Lennon’s song “Imagine.” The song begins, “Imagine there’s no heaven, it’s easy if you try, no hell below us, above us only
In his wonderful book, The Power of Silence: Against The Dictatorship of Noise, Cardinal Robert Sarah tells us Without silence, God disappears in the noise.