- The Anchoress had a round up of reflections on Trinity Sunday.
- Deacon Greg highlights some of the relics that are being saved from the World Trade Centre destroyed in September 2001 as we approach the tenth anniversary.
- Touring the Tennessee Bible Belt, a Carmelite sister sees her habit bear witness to children in surprising ways - The Habit of Witness
- "They were like paired birds of Franciscan brown. If Brother Julian was gardening in front of the friary, Brother Adrian weeded in the back. If Adrian was driving the van, Julian sat by his side. Preparing the altar for chapel, chopping wood for kindling, exulting in ice cream at the Twist & Shake, the identical Riester twins were together, always" - Together in life and death.
- Mission accomplished? How Africa views Irish missionaries.
- An innocent priest dies of a broken heart.
- Ron Rolheiser reflects on the need to Listen to Christ's heart.
- The Call to Discipleship: Talking the talk AND Walking the walk - Reflections from Stillsong Hermitage.
- Syria faces prolonged unrest as the protests that have swept through the Arab world this year continue to provoke an aggressive response from the country’s armed forces. In Egypt and Tunisia, similar protests culminated in the resignations of the presidents of each country, but how and why did these revolutions begin? Syrian Jesuit, Fadi Halliso examines the origins and development of the protest movements in Egypt and Tunisia, focusing particularly on the role played by social networking sites.
- "You are a priest forever" - Thoughts on an ordination from a Bishop.
- Christianity is not designed to be a guilt culture. It is designed to be a redemption culture so is the West's problem Christian guilt?
- A pagan convert asks "What if it all were true?"
- Jennifer Fulwiler reflects on "Why the male priesthood always made sense to her"
- iBenedictines reminds us to be wary of Blogosphere and Twitterosphere ghettos.
- Forty years or so ago, Confirmation in the Catholic Church involved receiving a slight tap on the cheek as a reminder that the faith might cost you something. Deacon Greg observes that a handshake doesn't quite communicate that message - Smacking You into Sainthood.
- Saint-Exupery wrote: "Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction." We shouldn't be surprised by love in marriage, but too often, we are - Surprised by Love.
- The Socially awkward persons guide to the sign of peace.
21 Jun 2011
Some web browsing........
A selection from recent web browsing to share: