Grace and Peace…Multiplied: I Peter 1:1,2

The first few verses of St. Peter’s first open letter to scattered Christians are so rich in the central realities of the Good News that they are worth dwelling upon and pondering at some length.  A dynamite word which confronts us in verse 1 is “chosen.”  This word is so powerful that it would suffice […]

An Aside On the Feast of Corpus Christi

I want to share with you today the Meditation from Magnificat–a brief portion of the journal of Elisabeth Leseur (d. 1914), a French married laywoman whose cause for canonization is underway: “(I participate now in) more frequent communion since circumstances now make it possible.  The Holy Eucharist is indeed food for the soul; to say […]