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Gerard Manley Hopkins

The Blessed Virgin: The Air we Breathe

By Mac Stewart I recently came across a rather marvelous gem from the 19th-century Jesuit poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins. It is a poem entitled “The Blessed...

Listening to the cicadas

Cicadas, like everything else, have a divine origin: “All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being” (John 1:3).

Easter Communion

The poetry of Easter is so very rich — reaching out as far as we can reach in our limited vocabularies for a way to say what needs to be said.


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