Father Paul Cioffi, 5th anniv. of death today

Paul Cioffi.jpgPlease pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of the Reverend Father Paul Cioffi, S.J.

He was a friend and mentor to me, especially in the field of liturgical theology, when I was at Georgetown. Paul’s sudden death still reminds me of the fragility of life.
Eternal rest

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Saint Augustine on the Ascension of the Lord

We believe in
Jesus whom we have not seen. Those who have seen and touched him with their own
hands, who have heard the word from his mouth, are the ones who have borne
witness to him. It was to teach these things to the world that they were sent
by him. They did not presume to go out on their own initiative. And where did
he send them? You heard the answer to that

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VIVIAMO! Summer Camp: “The Drama of Love”

World Youth Alliance (WYA) Europe invites young people from
all over Europe to a 4-day summer camp (June 26- 29, 2009), “The Drama of Love” in a beautiful
mansion in Orleans, France, to learn about and experience love, fulfilment and
the goal and meaning of life. Through different lectures, workshops and movies
we will learn about love and relationships, their potential for problems but
also for fulfilment and happiness, as well as one’s own personality. We will also

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Saint Bernardine of Siena

St BernardineNo other name under heaven has been given to men by which we can be saved.

Father, You gave Saint Bernardine a special love for the holy name of Jesus. By the help of his prayers, may we always be alive with the spirit of your love.

Many people think the IHS symbol originated with and belongs exclusively with the Society of Jesus. The typical Jesuit use of IHS is slightly different from the one used by Bernardine

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About the author

Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.
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