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Mary and Monica

At the entrance to the Renaissance Basilica of Saint Augustine in Rome, a Schatzkammer packed with Caravaggios that stands on a side-street next to a cheap pizz...

“A pearl of great price”

Jesus says to us today, The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field. It is like a pearl of great price. So where is this kingdom? I don’t see it. The Gospel says it’s hidden: a hidden treasure in the ground that the landowner doesn’t know is there. A pearl that is ignored until someone discovers its value. So the kingdom is hidden: but, in the Gospel, this kingdom is soon uncovered, this treasure is discovered, and put to use. The kingdom of God is at hand, as the Lord says (Mk 1:15)....

Tough as Nails

I am blessed to say that my Mother is many wonderful things.  She is bursting with a magnetic energy that makes everyone who knows her want to be closer. He...