Wipo of Burgundy: Our Easter Template of Ordinary Discipleship

Our Christian destiny is, in fact, a great one, but we cannot achieve greatness unless we lose all interest in being great.
~ Thomas Merton, OCSO

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Glorious Exposure: Of Moses’ Horns, St. Jerome, and the Last Judgment

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All those who love must be known sooner or later as they are, without pretense, their souls stripped bare.
 ~ Caryll Houselander

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Those Extra Books: Thoughts on the Catholic Canon

I do not pray for these only, but also for those who believe in me through their word, that they may all be one… (Jn 17.20-21).

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Of Theologizing, Conversion, and the Magisterium

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I should like to add to all this that the church has the prior right to question us….
The church is our pastor.
~ Helmut Thielicke

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