Say yes when you mean yes and no when you mean no. Anything else is of the
evil one (Matthew 5: 37)
10/27/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Some Prayers of Saint Gerard Majella.
9/25/04: Added to inbox on Home Page a link to the beautiful reflection of Archbishop Alban Goodier, SJ, A MORE EXCELLENT WAY.
9/16/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page, Empty Hands: All is Grace, by St. Therese of Lisieux.
8/24/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the Roman Liturgy's Preface of Holy Men and Women I.
8/5/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a prayer of St. Gertrude the Great To Our Lady.
7/27/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a prayer based on Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson, If only you knew the gift of God!
7/23/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page from the Redemptorist Mission Book (ed. by Fr Donald Miniscalco CSSR), A Prayer in Suffering.
7/1/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Redemptorist Father John Duffy's poem, Prayer for Sleep.
6/5/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page St. Bonaventure's Prayer for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
5/13/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Thomas a Kempis' Prayer of Surrender to God from the Imitation of Christ.
4/30/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Cardinal Newman's prayer-reflection on receiving Holy Communion (thanks to Bob Bailey's tip in Guestbook no.228).
4/23/04: Added some new items to Easter Treasures.
4/7/04: Added to Welcome Page link to some Reflections, Prayers, Poetry, and Art of Paschaltide, Easter Treasures.
4/4/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the beautiful prayer of Fr. Karl Rahner, SJ: Before God.
3/16/04: Added to Home Page a link to the Lenten Resources available on the Vatican's outstanding website.
2/26/04: Added to Home Page, for Lent-Passiontide, the powerful painting of the Crucifixion by Saint Alphonsus Liguori.
2/21/04: Reposted for Lent Dobici's reverent and tenderly beautiful hymn, "Adoramus Te, Christe."
2/11/04: Posted the Pope's 2004 Lenten Message and for the holy season of Lent point to the Ways of the Cross Page.
1/23/04: Added on Loveletters Page another poem-reflection, It's a lonely day that casts me down..
1/14/04: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the beautiful poem of George Herbert, Prayer.
12/23/03: Added Christmas Greeting on Home/Welcome Page with link to a page of Christmas offerings and to Saint Alphonsus Liguori's beautiful Christmas Carol, Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle.
12/16/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the long and beautiful poem of Francis Thompson, The Hound of Heaven.
11/29/03: Added on Home Page the poem "Advent" of Jessica Powers (Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit, OCD) and a link to some Reflections on the Season of Advent. And added for the season of Advent a musical mp3 file of Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming.
11/19/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a few short prayers from the Journal of Saint John Neumann, Redemptorist priest and third bishop of Philadelphia.
11/5/03: Replaced the mp3 file of Biebl's Ave Maria (which celebrated the recently concluded Year of the Rosary) with Dobici's reverent and tenderly beautiful "Adoramus Te, Christe."
10/16/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a reflection by Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque (on this her feast day): Behold this Heart!
10/3/03: Added to How to Pray Page, toward bottom, a brief reflection of Saint Therese of Lisieux.
9/17/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the prayer-poem of "the priest poet of the South", Father Abram Ryan, Sursum Corda.
9/11/03: Added on Home Page, as a help for prayer, the beautiful Ave Maria by Franz Biebl.
8/27/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page The (Morning) Prayer of the Optina Elders along with an icon by monk Gregory Kroug.
8/13/03: Added margins to some older pages, and cleaned up some pages - all in the interest of easier reading and a more attractive format.
7/5/03: 6/12/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Saint Alphonsus Liguori's Prayer: LORD, help me to remember along with an icon of Saint Alphonsus.
6/12/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the traditional prayer prayed morning, noon, evening, The Angelus.
5/18/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Frederick William Faber's The Vision of the Godhead.
5/1/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Gertrude von le Fort's Litany of the Sacred Heart from her Hymns to the Church.
5/28/03: Added on Home Page an insert for the Month of the Sacred Heart (June) with a prayer from an old Mass of St John Eudes.
5/1/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Gertrude von le Fort's Te Deum from her Hymns to the Church.
4/19/03: Added an Easter Greeting and added, from Home Page, the Pope's new Encyclical on the Eucharist.
4/16/03: For Holy Week, posted the picture of Christ Crucified painted by Saint Alphonsus Liguori on the Home Page.
3/26/03: Added on Loveletters Page another poem-reflection, Lazarus.
3/18/03: Added on Loveletters Page two more poem-reflections, Missing You and O glorious God of the frail.
3/11/03: Added on Loveletters Page a poem-reflection, The Nail.
3/3/03: Highlighted on Welcome Page the various Ways of the Cross on this site for prayerful use during Lent 2003. A blessed season to all pilgrims!
2/25/03: As Lent approaches, added, on Home Page, the Pope's Lenten Message for 2003.
2/12/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the traditional hymn, Ave Verum Corpus, with (heavenly) music by Mozart in mp3 file.
1/29/03: Added on Loveletters Page a poem-reflection, Suffer.
1/23/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page Saint Alphonsus Liguori's Maxims for Attaining Perfection.
1/08/03: Added to Pick a Prayer Page an anonymous reflection on Answered Prayer.
12/23/02: Added, for Christmas, on Home Page, a Christmas card and greeting, a Christmas 2002 Page, and an account of the First Crib.
12/11/02: Added a new prayer/poem, "Ghost Town", to the Advent 2002 Page.
12/4/02: Added on Home Page, for Advent, a poem by Jessica Powers (Carmelite Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit).
11/14/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page, St Alphonsus Liguori's Prayer for Holy Preachers.
11/1/02: A blessed Feastday to all!
10/30/02: Added to Pick a Prayer Page LB's Holiness seems so far away.
10/21/02: Added on Welcome/Home Page a link to the Pope's new Apostolic Letter on the Rosary.
10/8/02: Added on Loveletters Page "I spy threads whizzing through the wind" written on the feast of the Guardian Angels.
9/10/02: Added at bottom of Home Page a Google Search engine to search this site the www, and several other sites maintained by our webservant. Hope it is useful to some. Enjoy!
9/4/02: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the Paraphrase on the Our Father by Saint Peter Julian Eymard.
8/14/02: Added to Pick a Prayer Page, for the Feast of the Assumption, The Praises of Mary by Saint Lomman, Abbot, 7th century.
8/9/02: Added 2 new links to Some Saints Online Page and added a new prayer-poem to Love Letters to the Lord, "Today's Commentary."
8/1/02: For his feast day today, added the prayer of St Alphonsus Liguori, Thanksgiving for the Gift of Faith.
7/10/02: Added 10 new recommended books to Food For the Journey Page; eight of them are available through Amazon, and link is given.
6/26/02: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a Prayer for after Communion by St Padre Pio.
6/11/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page a prayer of Fr Vincent McNabb OP: Lord Jesus, the one whom thou lovest is sick.
6/9/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page the traditional Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
5/27/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page verses of Alexander Pope Teach me to feel; added to Loveletters to the Lord Page, a brief prayer-poem, No elegant beam.
5/23/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page the poem of Jessica Powers, Come, South Wind
5/1/02: Added on Prayers from Pilgrims Page an offering in honor of the Good Thief, Saint Dismas.
4/23/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page Song of the Mystic, a poem by Father Abram Ryan, "The Priest-Poet of the South".
4/11/02: Added on Loveletters Page an Easter Serenade. Added on Home Page a call to prayer for our Church.
3/28/02: Added on Home Page Easter Greetings and a link to the beautiful Marian Antiphon of the Easter Season, Regina Coeli Laetare (with music).
3/21/02: Added to Pick A Prayer Page a Litany of the Resurrection by Venerable John Henry Newman.
3/5/02: Added towards bottom of Stations of the Cross page a reflection by Mother Angelica on the spiritual battle.
2/28/02: Added at bottom of Home Page a reflection of the Cure of Ars on Prayer.
2/23/02: On Home Page, under Lent 2002, added the Pastoral Letter for Lent by Metropolitan Stefan Soroka, of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Philadelphia.
2/6/02: Arranged several pages, mostly Ways of the Cross, for the Lenten Season 2002 as indicated on Home Page. Verified and updated all links on Saints Online Page and eliminated (sadly) any number of links that are no longer active.
1/24/02: Added on Pick a Prayer Page the beautiful "little flower" of Saint Francis of Assisi on Perfect Joy.
1/15/02: Added from Home Page a new meditation/reflection on the mystery of the Incarnation.
12/19/01: On Home Page featuring now the seasonal pages: for Christmas 2001 and St Alphonsus' wonderful Christmas Carol, Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle.
12/12/01: Added to Christmas Page, a new poem, "From creche to cross."
11/30/01: Added on Loveletters Page a new prayer-poem, "The only way I can be washed clean."
11/20/01: Added a new link on Saints Online Page to GODFRIENDS, a rich resource for reflection and prayer.
11/14/01: Added to Pick A Prayer Page a beautiful (mystical) prayer of Saint Symeon the New Theologian, COME!
11/3/01: In time for the feast day tomorrow as well as for Our Lady's month of October, posted on Pick a Prayer Page the Praises of the Blessed Virgin Mary In time for November and the remembrance of our dead, posted on Pick a Prayer Page a Prayer for the Faithful Departed by John Henry Newman.
10/12/01: Added on Home Page a brief explanation about this site dedicated to prayer.
10/7/01: Added on Loveletters Page at bottom of "Monologue" an early Italian image of St Francis receiving the stigmata.
10/4/01: Added on Loveletters Page a prayer-poem "Monologue" written on today's feast: Saint Francis of Assisi.
10/3/01: In time for the feast day tomorrow as well as for Our Lady's month of October, posted on Pick a Prayer Page the Praises of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Saint Francis of Assisi.
9/27/01: Added to Love Letters to the Lord Page a new poem, "For the Voice" written on the feast of the beheading of Saint John the Baptist.
9/17/01: Added 3 new sayings of saints to the Suffering and the Cross Page (SS. Augustine, Gerard, and Philip Neri); and added a saying of St. Paul of the Cross towards bottom of What Is A Saint? Page.
8/31/01: Added towards bottom of What Is A Saint? Page a lovely poem on the hidden saints by Matthew Brown.
8/28/01: Added today on Pick A Prayer Page on the feast of Saint Augustine, a beautiful selection from this great saint's "The Confessions": Late Have I Loved You.
3/9/01: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a brief Lenten Prayer: Dear Jesus of Mercy, with an image of the Crucifixion by the convert artist, William Congdon.
2/26/01: Added to Stations of the Cross Page, the traditional Way of the Cross according to Saint Alphonsus Liguori. Featured the Stations of the Cross Page as special for Lent!
2/12/01: Added to Pick A Prayer Page a brief Prayer for Saint Valentine Day.
2/1/01: Added to Pick A Prayer Page an Act of Sorrow by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (with the Penitent Woman from Luke 7); added on Food For the Journey Page, two new links.
1/25/01: Added to Stations of the Cross Page, another Way of the Cross: According to the method of Saint Francis of Assisi.
1/18/01: Added to Pick a Prayer Page St. Augustine's Prayer to the Holy Spirit, with a striking image of this great saint.
1/9/01: Added two new prayers to Pick A Prayer Page: St. Bernard of Clairvaux (attributed): The Memorare --with an explanation of the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help and Father Donald Miniscalco CSSR: An Arthritic's Prayer to Saint Alphonsus. Added, on Home Page, a "gift for the new millennium" -- the wonderful Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II "Upon Entering the New Millennium" which outlines a magnificent vision of the Church for our times.
1/3/01: Added a new poem "on a slab of wood he rests" towards top of Christmas Page and added "My father (not yet in heaven) to Love Letters to the Lord Page.
12/21/00: Added Christmas Greeting on Home/Welcome Page with link to a page of Christmas offerings. In addition to last year's offerings, several new items are posted: a poem by St Robert Southwell, A Child My Choice, and as a new page linked on the Christmas Page, Saint Alphonsus Liguori's beautiful Christmas Carol, Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle (and hopefully you can hear the melody too!).
12/12/00: Added in Table of Contents a new page with some reflection-poems for Advent 2000.
12/7/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a powerful and poignant poem by Jessica Powers, Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit, Advent.
11/27/00: Redesigned Home Page -- making it simpler yet, hopefully, easier to navigate. Added the major links to bottom of all the major pages, too, to help with easier navigation. Hope you like these changes!
11/16/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page St Bernard of Clairvaux's hymn, Jesu dulcis memoria, Jesus, the very thought of Thee -- with music and images.
11/8/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page another reflection by Father Cajetan on Trusting in Infinite Mercy--with a Rublev icon of the Savior. Added a new book to Food for the Journey Page, 15 Days of Prayer with Charles de Foucauld.
10/31/00: Added a Link on Table of Contents Page to a poem to celebrate the Feastday of All the Saints. Happy Feast Day to all visiting saints (or saints-to-be)!
10/27/00: Added a new page (in time for the upcoming Solemnity of All Saints): To all Feast of All Saints Pilgrims--with some music too. Added to Book Center (Food for the Journey) The Catechism of the Catholic Church, recommended especially for its marvelous (and too little known) section on PRAYER, and a book of remarkable Selected Poems of Jessica Powers (Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit).
10/24/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a reflection by Father Cajetan on Humility.
10/13/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a prayer of longing for the Bread of Life by St Bonaventure.
10/8/00: Began adding scriptural quotations to various pages to enrich site with nuggets of the Word of the Lord.
9/29/00: Added to Love Letters to the Lord Page a new poem, upon reading "Dominus Jesus", "Aloft, enthroned amid rue and strife."
9/22/00: Made a separate page for the Litanies already on Love Letters to the Lord Page, and moved them to the new Litanies of Love Page.
9/14/00: Added to Pick A Prayer Page Saint Clement Hofbauer's Prayer for the Strengthening of the Gift of Faith.
9/8/00: Added to Pick A Prayer Page Saint Teresa of Avila's prayer-poem, "I die because I do not die."
9/1/00: Added to the new Mother Teresa reflection towards bottom of How To Pray Page a beautiful image of the praying hands of Mother Teresa.
8/23/00: Added towards bottom of How To Pray Page a simple--but profoundly beautiful--reflection of Mother Teresa of Calcutta on Prayer.
8/18/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page the soaring chapter of The Imitation of Christ, "The Wonderful Effect of Divine Love."
8/9/00: Added to Pick a Prayer Page a reflection of St Aelred of Rievaulx on a verse of Psalm 133 with image of Jesus and some disciples.
8/2/2000: Added to Loveletters to the Lord a prayer-poem In the deep deep storms of green (as we in our area have lots of thunder-storms these days!). Added to the Food for the Journey Page (Book Center) as a featured item, the beautiful book The Little Prince--in two editions.
7/18/00: Added to Loveletters to the Lord a prayer-poem (and image): Our Lady of the Visitation.
7/13/00: Added to Loveletters to the Lord a summer sort of prayer-poem, String bean; added to Food for the Journey (Book) Page, two new "featured" books; added to bottom of How To Pray Page a short quotation from Dame Julian of Norwich.
7/7/00: Enchanced the Food for the Journey (Book) Page, and have highlighted two books for special attention. More to come as time goes on. Be sure to check out the marvelous books recommended on this Page!
6/29/00: Added to Loveletters to the Lord a new piece, "O Good Jesus, in thanks we pray" with an image of a mosaic of Christ from Ravenna, Italy. Added to Some Saints Online Page 20 Papal Documents about various saints.
6/19/00: Added to Pick A Prayer Page, Our Lady's own hymn of praise, the Magnificat with an image by Sister Mary Grace Thul, OP.
6/16/00: Added to Pick A Prayer Page the prayer of St Gertrude the Great: "O ardent fire of my God."
6/5/00: Added to Loveletters to the Lord a new piece, "Dear Lord of my heart."
6/3/00: Due to technical problems with new server I was unable to access this site for any updates for a good while, but now am back on track. Added two new links to Some Saints Online Page--Saints' Lives and Biography of Saints--both offering good information and resources.
5/17/00: added to Pick a Prayer Page (in plenty of time for the feast of Pentecost) the Prayer to the Holy Spirit by St Alphonsus Liguori (yes, yet another prayer from this great saint!). Included on this page is a copy of El Greco's "The Descent of the Holy Spirit."
5/10/00: added to Loveletters to the Lord Page a two new additions: "God in a Box Ignored" and "it is the fifth day of this fever."
5/4/00: added to Pick a Prayer Page (for May!) the prayer to Mary, "Most Holy Immaculate Virgin", of St Alphonsus Liguori, with an image of a painting of Our Lady by St Alphonsus himself.
4/27/00: added to Pick a Prayer Page the lovely hymn of Father Faber, Jesus my Lord, my God, my all, with music and an image showing the beautiful High Altar of St Alphonsus Church in Baltimore; also substituted the correct melody for the hymn on same Pick a Prayer Page, O God of loveliness (until now I had a melody similar but with some differences as well).
4/19/00: renamed "Prayer as Poetry" Page to "Love Letters to the Lord"--and any references below to this page will use the older name; newer entries, of course, will use the new name.
4/13/00: added to Prayers from Pilgrims Page the first "offerings" from visiting pilgrims: 2 prayers by seminarian Michael.
3/30/00: added to Pick a Prayer Page a brief meditation on the Our Father by LB, with illustration.
3/22/00: added to Pick a Prayer Page the beautiful meditation/prayer of John Henry Newman, I Have My Mission.
3/15/00: added three new images--to St Thomas More's Prayer for Detachment and Cardinal Merry del Val's Litany of Humility (both on Pick a Prayer Page), and substituted new image on Food for the Journey Page (Book Center).
3/10/00: to emphasize the Stations of the Cross for Lent 2000, added a small image of Veronica's Veil to Contents Page.
2/29/00: fixed the bookmarks for the Prayer as Poetry Page and now these should work OK both in Netscape and Internet Explorer.:
2/28/00: added to Pick a Prayer Page a reflection by Carlo Carretto on Adoration and Silence with an image of Raphael's Disputation of the Church.
2/22/00: added several new images to pages--e.g. St George to Saints Help Us!, another "cloister" at bottom of Saints Online Page, and substituted another image of Christ on the Food for the Journey Page. Added, too, a new link on Saints Online Page to a fascinating site called "The Saintly Salmagundi." And added to Pick a Prayer Page, St Thomas Aquinas' eucharistic hymn Pange Lingua with a midi file of its haunting melody.
2/16/00: substituted new image on Welcome/Homepage--instead of St John the Baptist (which will be on other pages), now there is a section of Fra Angelico's "Last Judgment" with its panel depicting the dancing of the angels and saints in Paradise.
2/8/00: added two new images to How to Pray Page and changed font to make it easier to read online.
2/7/00: added at bottom of Saints Help Us! Page a prayer-poem to St. Martin de Porres.
1/28/00: added 4 new images--2 on What is a Saint? Page and 2 on Why Pray? Page. Lightened background on these and similiar pages as well and changed font in these two (hoping it's easier to read). The other pages will be changed too along with added images. Any feedback along these lines appreciated!
1/19/00: added 8 images to Saints Help Us!
1/14/00: added new page to Table of Contents, Saints Help Us!
1/11/00: added a selection from Mother Teresa of Calcutta to Why Pray? Page, and did some "house cleaning" on Prayer as Poetry Page and Pick a Prayer Page.
12/28/99: added five books to Food For Journey Page; added to Pick a Prayer Page a brief (but profound!) prayer of St. Catherine of Siena with an image of this great saint.
12/17/99: added a Christmas Page with poetry, prayer, images of this beautiful season.
12/6/99: added to Pick A Prayer Page, the prayer of St Francis Xavier, O Deus Ego Amo Te, with a painting by St Alphonsus Liguori.
12/2/99: added to Pick A Prayer Page, a portion of a beautiful prayer of St. Anselm to Our Lady (in time for Feast of Immaculate Conception) with two images of Our Lady (Our Lady of Guadalupe and Our Lady of the Resurrection).
11/23/99: added to Pick A Prayer Page, three prayers of Offering of Self by St. Ignatius Loyola, with an image. Added 3 other images to other pages, The Stations of the Cross, Suffering and the Cross, and at the bottom of Pick A Prayer Page.
11/16/99: added on Pick A Prayer Page, the prayer-hymn of St. Alphonsus Liguori, O God of Loveliness, with a midi-file of the beautiful melody of this traditional Catholic hymn.
11/9/99: added new page to site, Saintly Anecdotes, with some good advice and stories of our family of saints. Also added to "How To Pray" a selection from Saint Alphonsus Liguori, and added the book this selection came from to the book center at "Food for the Journey" Page
11/5/99: added at top of Food for Journey Page (listing of recommended books) a saying of St Isaac the Syrian.
10/26/99: added a beautiful icon of St Mary Magdalen to Prayer as Poetry Page; added to Pick A Prayer Page two translations of the great eucharistic hymn of St Thomas Aquinas "Adoro Te Devote"--with music (you will need a plug-in to listen to its haunting melody--get it!).
10/17/99: added to Pick A Prayer Page, at bottom, a poem of John Henry Newman, The Soul Before God. Added at bottom of How To Pray Page a selection from St. Francis de Sales.
10/14/99: added two "new" books to Food for the Journey Page--The Parson's Tale by Chaucer and Simplicius Simplicissimus by J. von Grimmelshausen--both sadly out of print at amazon, but links supplied just in case....
10/4/99: added two selections to Pick a Prayer Page, at end of list of prayers--one a simple, profound prayer by an anonymous author, the other a beautiful reflection on the Sacred Heart by St. John Eudes. Added at bottom of How To Pray Page a selection from Blessed Peter Julian Eymard.
9/27/99: added to Stations of the Cross Page a new page "Suffering and the Cross" with quotations from some saints on this theme and two new images. On bottom of How To Pray Page, added a selection from St. Teresa of Avila.
9/15/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page, an Act of Abandonment by St. Jane Frances de Chantal with an image of this saint from a stained glass window.
9/8/99: for feast of the Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary, added to Pick a Prayer Page, a lovely prayer to Mary by St Gertrude the Great and an image of Our Lady of humility.
9/6/99: revised text on Prayers from Pilgrims Page, inviting others to submit prayers for this page. Removed a dead link from Saints Online Page (Michael's "Pathway to Salvation Page"--if anyone knows if it's still available and at another address, please contact us. Thanks).
8/27/99: added to Saints Online links page, two new links--one to Patron Saints Index and the other to Catholic Community Forum--both rich in resources about the saints.
8/24/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page the beautiful liturgical prayer used at Benediction, The Divine Praises.
8/11/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page two brief (but powerful) reflections of St Francis de Sales--with an image of this great saint of Love.
8/5/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page a prayer for a good death by St Thomas More. Moved image of monstrance that was on Contents Page to the St Alphonsus Liguori Page for Visits to the Blessed Sacrament and substituted an image of Christ glorified surrounded by the saints from a medieval manuscript from England.
7/27/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page a reflection by Saint Therese of Lisieux, from her autobiography, "I Will Be Love!"
7/19/99: added to Pick a Prayer! Page a reflection by Thomas Merton on Freedom. Also added on Links Page a link to the multi-lingual saints link page of the catolicos website.
7/6/99: added to Prayer as Poetry Page (last entry) "Asleep in Your arms."
7/1/99: added to Prayer as Poetry Page (last entry on page) "O Holy Simeon" along with an image of Simeon with Our Lord by Giotto.
6/17/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page, St Anselm's Prayer to St Mary Magdalen, with three images of this saint. Also added two images of St Mary Magdalen to the Prayer as Poetry Page, with the Litany to St Mary Magdalen.
6/9/99: added to Pick a Prayer Page, three visits to the Blessed Sacrament by St Alphonsus Liguori, and an early image of this saint and Doctor of the Church.
6/8/99: added to Prayer as Poetry Page, a Litany to St Mary Magdalen, along with an image "Mary Magalen and the Priest" from a medievel illumination.
6/3/99: added a link to Resurrection House of Prayer on Saints Online Page.
5/27/99: added an Upside Down Way of the Cross on the Stations of the Cross Page. Added a selection from the Desert Fathers on the How to Pray Page.
5/17/99: added two more prayer-poems on Prayer as Poetry Page, both around spring/summer themes--serious and playful! Added another photo on same page as well.
5/11/99: added a good many more "brief book reveiw-blurbs" with pithy recommendations for the books recommended as "food for the journey."
5/6/99: added a few more links to Saints Online Page, with an image of a cloister, and rearranged look of first three pages as well.
4/30/99: began adding little "brief book review-blurbs" for the books recommended as "food for the journey."
4/27/99: added 2 more interesting links to Saints Online Page, and added a prayer-poem "oh to have a ball" and added image of Good Shepherd from a Ravenna mosaic to the Litany of the Good Shepherd on Prayer as Poetry Page.
4/16/99: Began a new page of Links to Saints Online--for now, four excellent links!
4/14/99: Added to Prayer as Poetry Page a Litany of Thanksgiving and several new images of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St John the Baptist.
4/7/99: Added a new link to recommended books for the journey, Feast of All Saints Book Center--and hopefully soon there will be a brief review of each recommended book. Links in place, where possible, to the book at amazon.com!
3/27/99: Site "officially launched" in time for Holy Week! Hopefully there is substance enough for a solid site already--but there's a good bit more coming! Many more "prayers as poetry"--more prayers of the saints and poets--more images to spur prayer--and, hopefully, a "cloister walk".....Your visits and prayers deeply appreciated! And we hope to post some of your own pilgrim's offerings as well....
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