General Interest

When I went back to church, I felt the absence of the sign of peace again. However, I have noticed in the last couple of weeks that the congregation have decided to take their own measures. The priest no longer says the words which prompt the...
A woman in church
Pope Francis – Laudato Si’
An integral ecology is also made up of simple, daily gestures which break with the logic of violence, exploitation and selfishness.  Pope Francis – Laudato Si’  Image: a person opening a resuable bottle
Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ
And for all this, nature is never spent;     There lives the dearest freshness deep down things; And though the last lights off the black West went     Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs -   Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ Image: morning lihjt
St Thomas Aquinas
Nature is nothing other than a certain kind of art, namely God’s art, impressed upon things… St Thomas Aquinas  Image: a beautiful leaf
St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises, 53 | Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross |
What am I doing for Christ?  St Ignatius of Loyola, Spiritual Exercises, 53 Cross in mountains
A prayer for our earth – Laudato Si’
God, pour out upon us the power of your love, that we may protect life and beauty.   A prayer for our earth – Laudato Si’ Image: a landscape with various people walking on grass.
St Peter Claver SJ
“We must speak to them with our hands by giving, before we try to speak to them with our lips.” Saint Peter Claver SJ Image: a woman with fruit in a bowl in her hands
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