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S+L BLOG: mercy



A reflection for the Second Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday The season of Easter continues for seven weeks, marking the fifty days between Jesus’ resurrection from the dead and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Easter lasts even longer than Lent! The Gospel for this Sunday, the Second Sunday of Easter, is ...read more
If I were to sum up all the little fragments that I collected to form the image of Pope Francis in my mind, all that resonates with me, it could be summed up in this one sentence: “Your life is a prayer.” ...read more
Public Dialogue and Intimate Conversations By Sr. Nuala Kenny, SC, OC, MD, FRCP “We need Christians who make God’s mercy and tenderness for every creature visible today…the crisis of modern man is profound. That is why the New Evangelization while it calls us to have the courage to swim against the tide…cannot but use a ...read more
St. Mother Teresa As she knelt down to wrap a white shroud from head to toe around the deceased, I distinctly noticed the weathered hands of the Missionary of Charity sister. Those hands, weathered as they were, worked with conviction, meticulously tending to the needs of this destitute man’s final rites. I had come to ...read more