Catholic Poets You Should Know About

Catholic Poets You Should Know About

 

Catholic Poets You Should Know About G.K. Chesterton

Catholic Poets You Should Know About St. Augustine Confessions

Catholic Poets You Should Know About St. Teresa of Avila

Catholic Poets You Should Know About Lope de Vega

Catholic Poets You Should Know About St. John of the Cross

Catholic Poets You Should Know About Miguel De Unamuno

Catholic Poets You Should Know About Charles Peguy

Catholic Poets You Should Know About Gerard Manley Hopkins

Catholic Poets You Should Know About J.R.R. Tolkien

Catholic Poets You Should Know About St. Thomas Aquinas

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good person The World's Search For Meaning... What’s Your Why? Finding Motivation Behind What We Do

The World’s Search For Meaning…

Today’s video is based on a poem written by a North American writer, Charles Bukowski called “Nirvana.” The poem tells the story of a young man riding a bus through North Carolina on the “way to somewhere.” He is “cut loose from purpose” and lives a sort of aimless wandering. On the way, the bus […]

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A Beautiful Sonnet Attributed To The Saints

A Beautiful Sonnet Attributed To The Saints

A Beautiful Sonnet Attributed To The Saints A beautiful sonnet has been attributed to many saints such as St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila: “I am not moved to love you, Lord, By promises of paradise; Nor does the hell that terrifies Move me to want to sin no more. You […]

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Love Bade Me Welcome | Catholic Poem

 Love bade me welcome. Yet my soul drew back. Related content: Too Late Did I Love You! (St. Augustine) Mary, Send A New Spring | A Poem For Mary “The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves…” Name A Catholic Church Song With The Word Love In It […]

G.K. Chesterton Christmas House

The House of Christmas by G. K. Chesterton

The House Of Christmas | G.K. Chesterton There fared a mother driven forth Out of an inn to roam; In the place where she was homeless All men are at home. The crazy stable close at hand, With shaking timber and shifting sand, Grew a stronger thing to abide and stand Than the square stones […]

God and the Gym (Part 4): No Pain, No Gain

Today we present the final installment of our God and the Gym series, a poetic reflection on rigorous fitness, physical suffering, Catholic spirituality, and the redemption of the Cross of Jesus Christ. God and the Gym: No Pain, No Gain Read parts 1 -3 of this series: God and the Gym (Part 1): The Rules […]

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These Pieces of Poetry Not Only Speak to the Heart, but Speak to the Lord

When a writer pens poetry he or she uses a linguistic paintbrush to form in the mind of the reader a place full of emotion that no other writing style can express. Human experiences are so deep and so powerful that our language does them no justice. What seems like nonsensical combinations of words, when […]

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3 Poems to Reflect on as Ireland Votes on Its Abortion Laws

As many of us already know, Ireland votes today to decide whether to keep its relatively strict abortion laws- which currently make it very difficult to have an abortion –  to change them in favor of abortion on demand. There are so many well-documented reasons why abortion is wrong, why it does not help women, […]

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Mary, Send A New Spring | A Poem For Mary

May Is For Mary Every tree, every flower is a poem for thee, Every landscape is richer when thy shrines grace it; Dost thou watch the lamps that burn at thy grottoes? Dost thou hark to the chorus that swells through the ages? Dost thou hear the canticles that rise from thy children, Virgin of […]

Journey of the Magi T.S. Elliot

Journey of the Magi | T.S. Elliot

A cold coming we had of it,Just the worst time of the yearFor a journey, and such a long journey:The ways deep and the weather sharp,The very dead of winter.’And the camels galled, sorefooted, refractory,Lying down in the melting snow.There were times we regrettedThe summer palaces on slopes, the terraces,And the silken girls bringing sherbet.Then […]

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St. Francis of Assisi Preaching and quotes

The Bold, Childlike Preaching Of St. Francis Of Assisi

Sometimes he preached hard like a boxer’s jaw.  But sometimes he preached soft as the underside of a kitten’s paw.  And sometimes he preached so joyful it shone through the sweetness of his smile.  But sometimes he preached so soulful it stung through the salt of his tears.  But hard or soft, joyful or soulful,  St. Francis […]

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Pope’s Intentions For 2022

Pope’s Intentions For 2022

What does Pope Francis want us to pray for in 2022? Here is a list of the Holy Father's monthly intentions for this year! Pope's Intentions For 2022 These prayers were found on the USCCB's website HERE. Learn more about how to pray with Pope Francis HERE.

What Is Internal Peace?

What Is Internal Peace?

Interior peace is of two kinds: one in the heart or will and the other in the mind or intellect. They are closely connected but they are not the same. Peace of heart for the believing Christian is the absence of conflict between his will and that of others and...

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