Posts Tagged ‘devotion’

A very private devotion Comments 0

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Most of us feel a personal connection to a particular saint, a favourite feast day, hymn or psalm. We can’t say why because it’s an inner connection, more about feeling than words. We have prayer routines that suit that inner space. What those routines are, will be like a preference for certain foods. We know Read more

Andy Warhol devotion was almost surreal Comments 0

Monday, February 26th, 2018
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On April 1, 1987, the most popular artists, actors, fashion designers, writers and musicians in America converged on St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Liza Minnelli showed up, along with Calvin Klein, Tom Wolfe and George Plimpton. Yoko Ono arrived a bit early; she was giving a speech. One could have easily mistaken Andy Warhol’s Read more

Mary Untier of Knots, pray for us Comments 2

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

‘Mary Untier of Knots, pray for us’ would be a strange-sounding invocation in the Litany to Our Lady to which we are so accustomed. In fact, devotion to the Blessed Virgin under this title has been common in parts of Germany for centuries. Recently, however, the world’s attention was drawn to it when Vatican Radio Read more