De Deo Uno et Trino

A Mosaic of the Christian belief of the one God in three Divine Persons in the Basilica of St. Therese of Lisieux, France

De Deo Uno et Trino

Solitude

On a hill just behind the abbey of our Lady of Einsiedeln stands the solitary statue of the Patriarch of Western Monasticism, Benedict of Nursia.  Benedict valued silence and solitude just as much as community life in the pursuit of holiness.

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O Happy Fault…

As you enter into the Chora Church in Istanbul, there is a door that will bring you to the side chapel that served as a mortuary chapel and among the frescoes that you will find there is the Anastasis, the Resurrection.  Christ, who had just broken down the gates of hell, is standing in the middle and pulling Adam and Eve out of their tombs.  It expresses the fulfilment of man’s hope, for immortality, and transcendence.  A Blessed Easter to everyone!

Resurrection of Christ