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.

Living right on the left coast of North America!

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter.—2 Thessalonians 2:15

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Holy Triduum 2015: Holy Sepulchre and Holy Land Mass times

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Remember the special collection for the Church in the Holy Land taken up during the Good Friday Mass of the Pre-Sanctified. Our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land need our generous support. Catholic hospitals, schools, universities and many other Catholic service organizations support Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the Holy Land.

In a land torn by political and economic strife, any contribution to the Good Friday collection in your parish may offer hope and opportunity to those enduring considerable hardship.


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