Category Archives: Beauty

The Death of His Death

As a teacher in a Catholic high school, our faculty goes through weekly faith formation led by the head of our Theology department. The lessons are always thought-provoking and edifying, but the end of this past week’s lesson was downright … Continue reading

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The Birth of Meekitude

Two important things have happened in my life in the last couple days. One has to do with me; the other has to do with the Pope. In the last 60 hours or so, I have had my wife, my … Continue reading

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The Death of Colors and The Birth of Hygeine

I am not a naturally clean person. To wit: When I was a senior in college, I lived in a house with five other guys. One day I woke up, threw on some shorts and socks, and went into the … Continue reading

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The Birth of The Presence of God

My next couple posts will be based on the book “The Practice of the Presence of God” by Brother Lawrence, but while those are in the works, I just have to share a quote from this humble monk that struck … Continue reading

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The Death of Jesus

Tomorrow, we begin our observance of the Triduum, in which we can participate in Christ’s establishment of the Eucharist, His Passion and death on the Cross, and His Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Heavy stuff. I didn’t post much about Lent … Continue reading

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The Death of “That’s Enough!”

Obviously, the topic of beauty has been on my mind lately, and whenever I’ve got something on my mind, I start seeing everything in light of whatever idea is in there. So when I went home to St. Louis over … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Visual Arts

Perhaps my last post of this nature for a while. Here are a few beautiful works of art that I find particularly striking. Sinding’s sculpture Valkyrie in Copenhagen…  Monet’s painting The Artist’s Garden at Giverny… and a photo I only know as … Continue reading

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