The Word Among Us

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Divine Condescension

Let us see in what sense the Incarnation of the Word constitutes the fundamental event of God’s mercy.  More »

Prayers to Help Us in Times of Distress

Times of grief and distress tear at our souls and our lives.  Author Wayne Simisc shares a couple prayers along with scripture, hymns and thoughts for reflection asking God to carry us in these times. More »

Beauty, a Pathway to Prayer

I have recalled several times the need for every Christian, in the midst of the many occupations that fill our days, to find time for God and for prayer.  More »

Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord

Scripture resounds with the worship of God. From its pages echo the voices of countless men and women—as well as myriads upon myriads of angels—who offer cries and prayers of homage to the Lord. We, too, can join this chorus of praise by making our own the words of those great hymns in the Book of Psalms that extol the Lord and his greatness. More »

Prayer, the Treasure of Our Lives

Everybody in the town knew that she was a “sinner,” and so they shunned her and treated her like an outcast (Luke 7:37, 39). How often she must have cried out to be saved from the horrible loneliness that her sin against God and her neighbors’ rejection caused her! More »

From the Page to the Heart

The person who thirsts for God eagerly studies and meditates on the inspired word, knowing that there he is certain to find the one for whom he thirsts (St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Commentary on the Song of Songs, Sermon 23:3). More »

A Woman Clothed with the Sun

Through her assumption into heaven, Mary enjoys now what all disciples hope for—the resurrection of the body, life eternal in the presence of God. More »