Quote of the day, 25 December: St. John of the Cross

When the interval of waitingFor His birth its course had run,Straight from out His bridal chamberCame the Bridegroom, God the Son. Once on earth, with arms extendedHe embrac'd His heavenly Bride,And the gracious Mother laid HimIn the manger, at her side. All around that helpless babyAnimals were standing by;Men sang songs of glad rejoicing;Angels join'd their songs... Continue Reading →

IN NATIVITATE BEATÆ MARIÆ VIRGINIS

St Teresa writes of her devotion to the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, when "this day comes, I think it's good to renew my vows. And once while I was about to do so, the Blessed Virgin, our Lady, appeared to me through an illuminative vision..."

The Marie du jour – May 1

God is eternal silence; God dwells in silence. He is eternal silence because he is the One who has totally realized his own being because he says all and possesses all. He is infinite happiness and infinite life. All God’s works are marked by this characteristic. Contemplate the Incarnation; it was accomplished in the silence... Continue Reading →

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