Minute Meditations

Hands forming a heart by water

St. Joseph, Pure of Heart

Just as Joseph’s life was completed by the child he raised to adulthood, so will the life of any person who seeks Jesus be free from the enslavement to sin.
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mother and child looking at labyrinth

Consoling Mother

I once found myself stuck in the middle of a labyrinth, feeling trapped in failed perfectionism. I realized that no matter how hard I tried, I could never earn God’s love. Mary needed to help me receive the mercy of ...
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Mary praying with folded hands

Mary, Ever Present

Mary knows our earthly reality and the desolation that humanity tends to create. She has witnessed the worst.
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Two boys cruising fearless on a skateboard

Our Lady of Victory

Our sovereign queen knows our situation in the midst of the mess. She sees our untouchable beauty and holiness when we cannot.
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woman hiking up a hill

Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Backward

The genius of the biblical revelation is that it doesn’t just give us the conclusions; it gives us both the process of getting there and the inner and outer authority to trust that process.
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man sitting on a tree trunk and praying

Pause. Then Pray.

St. Francis of Assisi understood the spiritual and psychological toll that life could bring.
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Monarch butterfly sitting on a hand.

Awe and Wonder of Creation

St. Francis’ response to the world around him was so much more than intellectual appreciation or economic calculus, for to him each and every creature was a sister united to him by bonds of affection.
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