Happy Hearts Day Part 2: Litany of Courage

I have so many dreams as a writer. This post fulfills a dream that for so long seemed too wonderful to even hope for. This is my first piece in post-Roe America. How beautiful is it that the first day of this new period in American history falls on the Memorial of the Immaculate HeartContinue reading “Happy Hearts Day Part 2: Litany of Courage”

Silent Light: O Emmanuel

O Emmanuel, king and lawgiver, desire of the nations, Savior of all people, come and set us free, Lord our God. God is with us. Infinity invisible: He is asleep in the dark waters of a virgin’s womb, so small that His presence is only given away by a swelling belly. So quiet, so still:Continue reading “Silent Light: O Emmanuel”

Our Lady and the Burning Bush: O Adonai

O sacred Lord of ancient Israel, who showed yourself to Moses in the burning bush, who gave him the holy law on Sinai mountain: come, stretch out your mighty hand to set us free. We worship a God who turns water to blood and sweeps sea from land. He is so close that He knowsContinue reading “Our Lady and the Burning Bush: O Adonai”