March 20, 2023

Top Vatican official says London property deal was a ‘Via Crucis’ 

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The substitute secretary for general affairs in the Vatican Secretariat of State said Vatican officials “were forced” into spending $17 million rather than an anticipated $2 million to $4 million to buy out an Italian broker ...
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God’s Divine Orchestra

Reflect “All the parts of the body, though many, are one body.”—1 Corinthians 12:12I do enjoy watching an orchestra—whether live on stage, peeking into an orchestra pit, or on TV. Sometimes, I can see a few individual faces—a violinist pouring ...
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Signs and Wonders

“Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe” (John 4:48). Francis strenuously denied the suggestions that he was a saint. He kept hidden the marks of the stigmata. He refused to let people attribute miracles to him. He ...
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Lent with St. Clare: Fourth Monday

There are few writings on Clare, compared to the volumes on Francis, and Clare herself left only a handful of writings. Of what remains we have four letters to Agnes of Prague, a Rule and a Blessing that are authentically ...
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