Dear Theologika, What does it mean that “every time we eat His body and drink His blood we proclaim His death?” I thought He was Alive Dear Alive, St. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 11, from whence we get the saying, is teaching about the Eucharist and what the...
Dear Theologika, Why did Jesus ride a donkey into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday? I thought he usually walked wherever he went. Did he get lucky and have a friend who’d lend him the donkey? I’d rather ride! Dear Rather Ride, The choice of a donkey was an...
Dear Theologika, Why do the colors the priest wears when celebrating Mass change during the year? Can I choose the color I’d like him to wear to match my wedding’s color theme? Curious Bride Dear Curious, The colors of the robes (vestments) worn by...
God regards not the greatness of the work
"God regards not the greatness of the work, but the love with which it is performed."
Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection
Carmelite Lay Brother
My only ambition
"My only ambition is to be able one day to paint Christ so movingly that those who see Him will be converted."
I am in charity
"My children, I am in charity with all the servants of God."
Poet and Evangelist (d 680)
What do I do?
"What do I do? Exactly what you are doing -- the will of God."
St. Josephine Bakhita -- to a visiting bishop
My religion teaches me to pardon my enemies
"My religion teaches me to pardon my enemies and all who have offended me. I do gladly pardon the emperor and all who have sought my death. I beg them to seek baptism and be Christians themselves."
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