24 Nov 2015

Some web browsing....


In silence, magic can happen - If you’re looking for God but can’t find Him here, you might as well give up. “Here” is a magical place, an otherworldly, holy place. Big sky. Big mountains. Big questions. “Here” is St. Benedict’s Monastery and its Retreat House, 8,000 feet up in an as-far-as-you-can-see valley at the foot of the snow-capped Rockies, more than 3,000 acres of pasture with elk, deer, coyotes, bunnies, magpies, and, sometimes, horses and bears.

The monks of St. Benedict’s

After Paris, we rushed to pray. Why is that?

Africa awaits the Pope 

Ideology or theology? Is it time for Western journalists to start taking ISIS at its word?

First Things - A Jubilee Year of Mercy

12 Beautiful Pieces of Modern Catholic Art

What Happens to Nuns After They Retire? absolutely touching and thought provoking pictures here.

The Mass of the Very Old Men - Their whispered prayers have risen from foxholes and scaffolds; from assembly lines and car pits and miles of commuter rails

Flannery O’Connor: Finding God in human messiness

Did Pope Francis Invite Lutherans into the Communion Line?

Mary Kenny: eat your crusts! We should each do our part in reducing food waste this Christmas

France’s Catholic Revolution - While Mass-attendance rates have steeply declined over the last 30 years, today France is witnessing the rise of an increasingly self-confident—and dynamically orthodox—Catholicism.

UPDATE

Europe and Islam: A clash of failures

Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It


Can Muslims and Christians coexist? ‘Of Gods and Men’ offers an answer

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