Our Lady of Sorrows is a light to us not only in her sorrow, but paradoxically in her joy as well.
Our intern shares insights on the beautiful lessons of Kateri Tekakwitha's life.
Sometimes life is difficult. With every step we feel the weight of the world breaking us down. Can we continue to be people of hope when there seems to be none? What follows is an edited witness talk that our intern, Teresa Breckler, gave last summer at a high school theology institute after two months of service work at a Benedictine Abbey. In it, she discusses hope even in being broken..
I think that it may be undeniable that much of Pier Giorgio Frassati’s popularity amongst the youth is attributable to his good looks and pipe smoking.
St. Thérèse de Lisieux is remembered by many of us for her Little Way, for her endearing simplicity that often bridges the distance between us sinners and the lofty sanctity of other saints.
Many people faced an entirely unsuspected and even bleak reality when the COVID pandemic struck. (Image painted by Teresa Breckler)