Sunday, 27 October 2013
Question the beauty of the earth, question the beauty of the sea, question the beauty of the air, amply spread out everywhere, question the beauty of the sky... question all these things. They all answer you: 'Here we are, look; we're beautiful'. Their beauty is their confession. Who made these beautiful changeable things, if not one who is beautiful and unchangeable?
St Augustine, Sermons, 241, 2: PL 38, 1134
Wednesday, 23 October 2013
Saturday, 19 October 2013
The true centre, the power that moves and shapes from within in the rhythm of the stars and of our lives, is worship. Our life's rhythm moves in proper measure when it is caught up in this.
Joseph Ratzinger (1995), In The Beginning...: A Catholic Understanding Of The Story Of Creation And The Fall. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co (p28)
Tuesday, 15 October 2013
Saturday, 12 October 2013
Sunday, 6 October 2013
Thursday, 3 October 2013
We know this definitely and concretely: yes, God is good and it is good to be human.
Benedict XVI to a group of Bavarian dancers & musicians at Castel Gandolfo, August 2012 (Catholic Herald 10.8.12)