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"Our only health is the disease / If we obey the dying nurse …"

Category: Saints

On the Feast of the Assumption

From my new book, Forty Days, Forty Graces, available in print and Kindle versions at Amazon. At the center of salvation history stands a simple Jewish peasant girl. As the Old Testament began with the story of Eve, the New Testament begins with the story of Mary, the New Eve, mother of the New Adam. [...]

An Eschatological Icon of the Church

At the center of salvation history stands a simple Jewish peasant girl. As the Old Testament began with the story of Eve, the New Testament begins with the story of Mary, the New Eve, mother of the New Adam. She is the Theotokos, the God-Bearer, Ark of the New Covenant. She is the first Christian, [...]