Newman on Self-deception and Self-knowledge

The way truly to know ourselves is not idly to look within ourselves, but rather to look away from ourselves at the one who calls us by name, who commands us to love him by loving our neighbor, who sends us into the vineyard to work today.

Degrees of Beauty

Visible and audible beauty is not a gratuitous irradiation of a prior and more central value, but rather adheres directly to the material objects because of their form and color.

Penitential Solidarity

As we continue to discover abuse, Pope Francis and others are rightly leading the whole Church in this corporate confession of sin.

Attending to Creation’s Wonder

St Basil: “I want creation to penetrate you with so much admiration that everywhere, wherever you may be, the least plant may bring to you the clear remembrance of the Creator.”