Edith Stein

St. Edith Stein: Understanding the Feminine

This Converted Jewish Intellectual and Atheist Articulated the Truth of God’s Design for Woman by Mary Ellen Stanford * Edith Stein (1891-1942), once the brilliant student of the philosopher Edmund Husserl, is now revered by Catholics as St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. A German Jew and atheist who converted to Catholicism during the era [...]

“Christians turn our gaze to Christ crucified”

Pope at Audience: Christians turn our gaze to Christ crucified At his General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the Ten Commandments, this week once again reflecting on the topic of idolatry. Pope Francis continued his meditation on the Ten Commandments at Wednesday’s General Audience, focusing on the theme of idolatry. He took his cue [...]

Letter #38, 2016: Reject Double Lives

April 29, 2016, Friday - Reject Double Lives Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church "Don’t walk with one foot in the light and the other in darkness." —Pope Francis, in his homily this morning at his daily morning Mass in the Domus Santa Marta (link) "If we say that we [...]