Restoration

Restoration

August 2005

Madonna House Promises 2005 — FIRST PROMISES Martine Debatty (Brussels, Belgium) Muriel “Jocko” D’Ursel (Namur, Belgium) Michaela Bang (Kwang-Ju, Korea) Emmanuella Kim (In-Cheon, Korea) Peter Bullen (St. George’s, Grenada) Adom Groochowski (Dobrowoda, Poland)...

The Church is Alive — by Pope Benedict XVI. This column will now include the writings of Pope Benedict XVI. The selection this month is from Pope Benedict’s homily at his inaugural Mass, April 24, 2005. The Church is alive—this is the wonderful experience of...

Cell Phones and Gentle Breezes — by Fr. Pat McNulty. There I stood in the airport lounge with my little finger to my mouth and my thumb to my ear, acting as if I, like just about everybody else in the waiting room, was talking into...

Servants of Beauty — by Donna Surprenant. Donna, a member of Madonna House, works fulltime as an artist. Though I usually spend my days painting, today instead of taking up my paintbrush, I am taking up the tool that Pope John Paul II used—the...

A Summer Storm — by Helen Hodson. Our Lady of Fatima, Our Lady of Lourdes, O.K. But Our Lady of Combermere? That was pushing Marian devotion a bit far. Then, one day, something happened to change my opinion....

Notes from Near and Far: Paris, France — by Shatzi Duffy, MH Paris. The cross, as always, is planted firmly in our midst. Paris, like the rest of the world, was moved by the passing of our beloved Pope John Paul II. On newsstands everywhere, the secular press...

Notes from Near and Far: Washington DC — by Pat Probst, MH Washington. Gratitude, gratitude, gratitude has been my word from this prayer-listening house ever since I arrived for my new assignment here on April 4th, two days after the pope died. This gratitude grows in me every...

 

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