Looks Brought Into Subjection to Grace

This “looker” is my three year old nephew, Michael Colin Kirby. “We must edify others by the sweetness of Jesus. A soft answer turneth away...

The Shrine of the Volto Santo at Capodimonte

Local sanctuaries and regional pilgrimages abound in Italy. At the origin of most of them is a miraculous event or special grace. The foundational event...

A Pilgrim Monk

Cistercians celebrated today the memorial of Blessed Corrado (Conrad) of Bavaria. Born in 1105, Conrad was the son of Henry the Black, Duke of Bavaria....

Tacere et Adorare — Be Still and Adore

Today’s reflection on beseeching reminded me that I wanted to present one of Rome’s loveliest churches for beseeching and for adoring: San Claudio on the...