Catherine of Siena: O Eternal Truth

Catherine of Siena: O Eternal Truth

In celebration of the 50th year of Catherine of Siena being named a Doctor of the Church, we’re launching a seven-part podcast. How will we know who we are? How will we discern what is God’s truth for us in this moment? In our fifth episode, Dominican...
Here’s to the Crazy Ones

Here’s to the Crazy Ones

“All hope is outrageous” declared the retreat master, and he went on to quote Jack Kerouac’s poem. I didn’t catch all of it; I was too busy with Isaiah versus Kerouac in my mind. “Outrageous” and “crazy” seemed appropriate to the times and my present situation. Here I...
Catherine of Siena: Bridge Builder

Catherine of Siena: Bridge Builder

In celebration of the 50th year of Catherine of Siena being named a Doctor of the Church, we’re launching a seven-part podcast. In our fourth episode, Dominican Sister of Hope Peggy Devlin, OP details how Catherine understood Christ to be the great bridge that...
Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

Remembering as Prayer: the Dance of Light and Shadow

First and foremost – Happy Anniversary, Hope And so let us put ourselves in the hands of God and pray our remembering. Yes our prayer is an act of remembering, but not for the sake of nostalgia, but for the sake of encountering the grace of God given and received over...
They’re Playing Our Song

They’re Playing Our Song

Weddings are moments of celebration and revelation. On that day, many will learn that the couple has a piece of music they call “their song.” And, for the first time as a couple, they will dance to their song before all present. Through their song all will know them...
Catherine of Siena: Peacemaker and Reformer

Catherine of Siena: Peacemaker and Reformer

In celebration of the 50th year of Catherine of Siena being named a Doctor of the Church, we’re launching a seven-part podcast. In our third episode, Dominican Sister of Hope Beth McCormick, OP reveals similarities between Catherine’s time and our very...