When we refer to Mary as “Star of the Sea,” we recall the fact that, like the stars in the sky, her task – in fact, her very nature – is to reflect the Light. The physical stars in the sky reflect the Sun’s light. Mary reflects the Light of her Son, Jesus Christ.
We let the Lord surprise us and open paths of grace in our life, and that healthy and necessary decentralization happens, in which we put ourselves aside, so that Christ can occupy the center of our life. ~Pope Francis to the Secular Institute of Schoe…
All the bunk about how the videos have been “carefully edited” is tiring me. It’s like the Titanic’s captain screaming at the ship went down, “They’re lying! This ship is perfectly sound!”
What would have happened if Monica, like most modern-day parents, had washed her hands of Augustine when he turned 18?