The Blessed Virgin: The Air we Breathe

By Mac Stewart I recently came across a rather marvelous gem from the 19th-century Jesuit poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins. It is a poem entitled “The Blessed Virgin compared to the Air we Breathe.” While Marian ... Read More...

Listening to the cicadas

Cicadas, like everything else, have a divine origin: “All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being” (John 1:3).

Easter Communion

The poetry of Easter is so very rich — reaching out as far as we can reach in our limited vocabularies for a way to say what needs to be said.