Articles on this issue "contemplation"
Day three of the retreat of the Roman Curia in Ariccia Man is like a pomegranate: inside he contains many tiny fleshy seeds, like the many elements of creation. God mixed them all together …read more
After reciting the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis and Curial officials left the Vatican by coach for a week-long Lenten retreat in the hillside town of Ariccia. Breaking from a …read more
“Precisely because cloistered religious do not live “absent” from the world, nothing that regards man can be foreign to them, particularly when it regards wounded and suffering humanity.” …read more
For the past 60 years, Nov. 21 has been set aside as a day of remembrance for those men and women who have answered the call to the contemplative life. One of the final events of the Year of …read more
A sinner is closest to the heart of Jesus because He is close to those in need of healing. This was is the central theme of Pope Francis’ homily today at Casa Santa Marta. The Holy Father …read more
Benedict XVI told a community of women religious consecrated to prayer that even if the world does not speak of them, their lives are essential for the Church and society. Saturday morning at …read more