We are not just material beings, but spiritual persons with a need for meaning, purpose, and fulfillment that transcends the visible confines of this world. This longing for transcendence is a longing for truth, goodness, and beauty. Truth, goodness, and beauty are called the transcendentals of being, because they are aspects of being. Everything in existence has these transcendentals to some extent. God, of course, as the source of all truth, goodness, and beauty, has these transcendentals to an infinite degree. Oftentimes, He draws us to Himself primarily through one of these transcendentals. St. Augustine, who was drawn to beauty in all its creaturely forms, found the ultimate beauty he was seeking in God, his creator, the beauty “ever ancient, ever new.”―Sister Gabriella Yi, O.P.

Bishop Lopes: A Pledged Troth. A pastoral letter on Amoris Laetitia.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

News from the Nuncio | Peterborough

Peterborough

The Holy Father accepted the resignation of H.E. Msgr. Nicola De Angelis, C.F.I.C, from the pastoral government of the diocese of Peterborough, according to Can. 401, § 1 of the Code of Canon Law, and appointed Msgr. William Terrence McGrattan, presently Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Bishop of Peterborough, on April 8, 2014.

Still no word on a bishop for Victoria, BC.

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