Action and Contemplation: The Story of Mary, Martha, and a Samaritan

My Friend, do you see that this whole incident concerning Jesus and the two sisters was intended as a lesson for active and contemplative persons in every age? Mary represents the contemplative life and all contemplative persons ought to model their lives on hers. Martha represents the active life and all active persons should take … Continue reading Action and Contemplation: The Story of Mary, Martha, and a Samaritan

Sacred Hospitality: The Celtic Spirit and Natural Law

Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13 Céad míle fáilte! A hundred thousand welcomes! This is a traditional Gaelic expression of welcome and generosity with roots that stretch back … Continue reading Sacred Hospitality: The Celtic Spirit and Natural Law