Mass of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Today is the patronal festival of the Basilica of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, the abbatial church of my own Cistercian community. Santa Croce is one...

A Special Day for Little Mary

Call me a foolish old uncle, but I just can’t help it! This is our little Mary. Before Mary’s birth on March 17, 2005, my...