About Anna, A Friend of Mine

  I want to tell you about Anna. She is one of most remarkable people I have ever met. She immigrated to the United States from Poland in the 1980’s. Actually, “immigrated” is not the most precise word—“defected” is more accurate, as her native country was still under a Communist regime, which was by no means willing to let her […]

On Resurrection and Renovation: The Agony and Ecstasy of Being Made New By Christ

“Those eyes wherewith men see the dead in heart rise again, all men have not, save those who have risen already in heart themselves.” —St. Augustine “And he who sat upon the throne said, ‘Behold, I make all things new.’” —Revelation 21:5     When I was first coming into the Church, I was listening to a lot of Catholic radio. One of my favorite shows was Mother […]

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