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June 2015

Reflections on the Eucharist by St Francis de Sales

Sunday June 7th is the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ, or Corpus Christi. St. Francis wrote abundantly on the Holy Eucharist. Here is a sample of his thoughts, for your reflection and preparation for the Feast: “The Holy Eucharist is the perfect Communion of Saints, for it is the food common to […]

Mystic Mother Marie Philomena of Nantes

Mère Marie-Philomène Maujoüan du Gasset   The iris with the  triple crown of petals evokes the deep devotion of Mother Marie to the Holy Trinity. Soul of prayer, worshiping the living God in the temple of her heart, she drew the faith and energy to carry out the construction of the Monastery of the Visitation […]

Chatting about: Jesus, Unchanging and New

This reflection calls to mind this quote from Saint Thérèse of Lisieux: “The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” How can […]