Tag Archives: Pope Pius XII

Fasting Quotes: Catholic Popes and Saints (5/7)

(Updated 02/17/2015 ) Fasting Quotes: Catholic Popes and Saints   Saint Peter Chrysologus (c. 380 – c. 450) Saint Benedict (c. 480 – 547) Saint Hildegard of Bingen (1098 – 1179) Saint Francis of Assisi  (1181/1182 – 1226) Saint Thomas Aquinas  (1225 – 1274) … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises in Christianity: Sacred Reading (Lectio Divina) (2/4)

Lectio Divina, Sacred Reading Let them remember, however, that prayer should accompany the reading of sacred scripture, so that it becomes a dialogue between God and the human reader. For, ‘we speak to him when we pray; we listen to him when we … Continue reading

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New Media, Old Message: Still Selling Us the World

  The Message of Media … the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. “All this I will give you,” he said, “if you will bow down … Continue reading

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