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Holy Spirit

The May Magnificat

  The May Magnificat is a poem by the Jesuit priest and poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1899).  It is a beautiful meditation on why the month of May has traditionally been associated with our Blessed Mother.  We are experiencing so much suffering in our world due to wars, terrorism, abortion, attacks on Christian marriage, and […] Read More

Seven Acts of Friendship

For St. Thomas Aquinas, friendship with God is at the heart of the Gospel and of a human life lived to its fullest. It’s no wonder, then, that he reflects on friendship in many contexts. His treatments of the topic in his commentary on Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics or in the discussion of charity in the […] Read More