“Peace be with you, Philomena”

The story of one man’s devotion over a lifetime of changes in the Church. A tribute to an Italian priest who died on February 26, 2021: Monsignor Giovanni Braschi. May eternal light shine upon him. February 28, Feast of St. Hilary (Pope 461-468 A.D.) I received sad...

Welsh Contemplatives Speak From Their Silence

Contemplative life at Holy Cross Abbey is rooted in prayer, reading the word of God and manual work. Joy punctuates their lives. On the feast of St. David, the Cistercian nuns of Whitland talk of the beauty of their life and offer strategies from monastery life for...