Logos

Letter #55, 2016: "Seek His Face Always," Last Conversations #2

September 14, 2016, Wednesday -- "Seek His Face Always," Last Conversations with Pope Benedict, Letter #2 "Peter Seewald: When you find yourself before the Almighty, what will you say to Him? Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI: I will ask Him to be indulgent with my wretchedness." —Passage in the first chapter of Ultime Conversazioni ("Last Conversations"), by [...]

Letter #50, 2016: More, Newman and Now

August 14, 2016, Friday - More, Newman and Now From Oxford to Canterbury.... “Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages... And specially from every shires ende Of Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende, The hooly blisful martir for to seke That hem hath holpen, whan that they were seeke.” —Geoffrey Chaucer, late 1300s, The Canterbury Tales, General [...]

Letter #2, 2016: Crouching at the door…

January 3, 2016, Sunday -- Pope's First Sunday Noon Angelus of the New Year "Then the Lord said to Cain, "Why are you angry? And why has your countenance fallen? If you do well, will not your countenance be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its [...]

Letter #51, 2015: The Withdrawal of the Logos

October 27, 2015, Tuesday — The Withdrawal of the Logos "In principio erat Verbum, et Verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat Verbum..." ("In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God..." or "In the beginning was the Logos, and the Logos was with God, and the Logos was [...]