faith and spirituality

Take Off the Veil, Sister

“I call on you, my Muslim sister, to take off the veil. This is an honest call… Its intention is not to defile you, nor to encourage you to [moral] lassitude. I call on you […]

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Saint Gemma Galgani. Diary

– Today I believed I was free from that ugly beast, but on the contrary it has called me much. I wanted to sleep, but it began with such blows, that I thought I would […]

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Brother Roger’s last letter

A few weeks before he was killed, fr. Roger Schutz, prior of the ecumenical community of Taizé, had started preparing this letter that, although unfinished, is a text full of inspiration: “I leave you peace; […]

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Act of trust (Blessed Rupert Majer sj)

Lord, let happen whatever you will; and as you will, so will I walk; help me only to know your will! Lord, whenever you will, then is the time; today and always …Lord, whatever you […]

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Questions of Power and Rights in Surrogacy

Questions of Power and Rights in Surrogacy: Is it acceptable for gay men to exploit surrogate mothers facing poverty, racism, eugenic forces and misogyny? I am a lesbian. In my political activism over more than […]

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Only for today – Pope John XXIIII

1 ) Only for today, I will seek to live the livelong day positively without wishing to solve the problems of my life all at once. 2) Only for today, I will take the greatest […]

faith and spirituality

Saint Gemma Galgani. Life

Beyond the appearances there is an extraordinary Saint: a mystic in continuous and affectionate dialogue with Jesus; a contemplative saint who prays simply like a child and deeply like a theologian. She withdraws the most […]