Restoration

Restoration

April 2010

Holy Week of the Family — by Catherine Doherty. In Holy Week, Love died for Love’s sake to teach us how to love. In Holy Week, Love teaches us that there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for the beloved. And so...

Hasten to the Garden — by Fr. David May. How I love the stories of Easter in the Gospels! Every year we hear them, yet they remain ever fresh, ever new. I love carefully reading each one. I note the similarities, and I love the...

Let There Be Light — by Pope Benedict XVI. When Christ predicted his death and Resurrection, the apostles wondered what the word, "resurrection," meant. Could it be that we find ourselves in a similar situation?...

I Can’t Find The Words — by Fr. Pat McNulty. A reflection for Mercy Sunday or Holy Week or any time you are having difficulty believing in the mercy of God....

Easter — by Caryll Houselander....

Choosing Hope — by Catherine Doherty. As our life unfolds, hope tends to become elusive. We are almost afraid to believe in it, to hold it close, to use it as a compass for our life. Yes, it dims with the years, and...

A Presence at the EU — by Jeanne Guillemette. If we open our eyes, we can sometimes discover signs of God at work in the modern world in the most unexpected places. Planted in the heart of Brussels, amidst the major institutional buildings of the European...

Combermere Diary (April 2010) — by Paulette Curran. This past while—February and late January—has been a relatively quiet time. Barring deaths (we had three last February) or some unusual event, this time between the Christmas Season and Lent usually is....

The March for Life — by Maureen Ray. On January 22, I was among the estimated 300,000 people who gathered in Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life. This was probably the largest crowd since the march began in 1974, when 20,000 pro-life Americans...

Silent No More — by Beth Ryan. There was a powerful presence at the March for Life in Washington, D.C. this year. It was a power, not primarily political, but spiritual, a power akin to that of the prophet Jeremiah. As the Lord promised...

Two Mothers — Here are two stories about women who, under difficult circumstances, chose to give life to their babies. The first is written by the mother, the second by the "baby," who is now your editor....

The Tree That Could Not Speak — by Jude Fischer. Once there was a tree in the forest. He was a very silent tree. The other trees whistled in the wind, whispered their secrets one to another, rustled their leaves in the excitement of each new day....

One Man’s Scrap, Another Man’s Gold (April 2010) — At Easter, filled with the radiance of the Resurrection, we will sing over and over, "Christ is risen! Truly he is risen!"...

 

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