Posts Tagged ‘silence’

Holy Saturday: Learning to Live through Death

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Today, Christians awake to a silent world.  It is not a literal silence but rather a spiritual one.  We recognize spiritually the sad coldness of death.  This is the day we remember that our Lord truly died and was placed in the tomb.  This is a time for quiet reflection.  What if this were the […] [Read more]

Clearing a Space for Christ during Advent

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

What is on your list?  It is a familiar question at this time of year.  Parents ask it of children, spouses ask it of one another, colleagues bring it up over coffee at the office.  Some of us make lists of gifts we need to purchase, Christmas cards we want to send, groceries we need […] [Read more]

What We Hear in Silence

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

In his 2012 message for World Communications Day, Pope Benedict XVI promoted something that seems almost impossible in today’s cacophonous world – silence. The Holy Father said that in our digital world of websites, applications and social media, we need to make “space for silence and occasions for prayer, meditation or sharing the word of […] [Read more]