…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Month: September 2010

Eleuterio Fortino, RIP: the soul and motor of the Christianity Council at the Vatican

On 22 September 2010, a giant in the world of ecumenism and Eastern Christianity died after living with illness. No one can doubt the sentiment expressed by the Pope saying that Monsignor Fortino had a “generous commitment with intelligence and passion at the service of unity.” The Pope last saw Monsignor Fortino on June 28 […]

Saint Jerome

At Mass today the preacher told us of a vision Saint Jerome had of Christ who asked him: Are you going to follow Cicero or me? (Jerome was educated in Latin literature and was a “student” of Cicero.) We know the end of the story for Jerome, but what of each of us? Whom do […]