St. John of the Cross offers a commentary on our Sunday Gospel in The Ascent of Mount Carmel when he discusses "the vanity of rejoicing over riches, titles, status, positions," etc. "If people were better servants of God by being richer, they would be obliged to rejoice in riches."
Quote of the day: 6 November
The emptiness of anything not done for God
Marie du jour: 31 May
Viewing the first draft of St. Thérèse's poetic masterpiece