~Lent is beginning and what better way to start this penitential season than with a bit of writing from St. Louis de Montfort and company on what it means to be a friend of the Cross. ~SCF “Jesus promised his disciples three things—that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble.” ~G.K. Chesterton I think we can…
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The Martyrdom of Mary
Crying, my Little One, Footsore and Weary by Christina Rossetti, 1893: Crying, my little one, footsore and weary? Fall asleep, pretty one, warm on my shoulder: I must tramp on through the winter night dreary, While the snow falls on me colder and colder. You are my one, and I have not another; Sleep soft, my darling,…
St. Francis: The Man, The Saint
“The transition from the good man to the saint is a sort of revolution; by which one for whom all things illustrate and illuminate God becomes one for whom God illustrates and illuminates all things.” ― G.K. Chesterton, Saint Francis of Assisi I was writing this morning about St. Francis, who the Church honors today, when I received a phone call from…