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.

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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

Friday, April 24, 2015

New Bishop for Victoria... Texas, that is.

Vatican City, Apr 23, 2015 / 05:23 am (CNA/EWTN News). The Vatican announced Thursday that Fr. Brendan Cahill, Vicar for Clergy in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has been named bishop for the diocese of Victoria, Texas.
Congratulations to His Excellency Bishop-elect Cahill from one Victoria, that is, Victoria, British Columbia, to another.

Ad multos annos!

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