Posts Tagged ‘conversion’

Mercy and the Conversion of Saint Paul

Monday, January 25th, 2016

When we first encounter Saint Paul, he is supporting the unjust killing of Saint Stephen, providing aid and encouragement by watching over the cloaks of the stone throwers (Acts 7:58). He was at that time a Pharisee known as Saul and we read in the New Testament how he had wanted to destroy the nascent […] [Read more]

The Sacrament of Conversion

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

In what has become a tradition during Lent in our parishes in the Archdiocese of Washington, as well as in the neighboring Diocese of Arlington, Wednesday evenings are set aside for the Sacrament of Reconciliation with The Light is ON for You campaign. These special moments to receive God’s mercy are in addition to the […] [Read more]

The Shining Light of Saint Edith Stein

Friday, August 9th, 2013

  The light of faith is capable of illuminating our entire journey, directing us in all that we do in our daily activity.  In this way, the light shines from within us to be seen by others (Lumen Fidei, 1, 33). One person who saw that light in others and became a great light herself […] [Read more]