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Short Takes: Holy Week Poems

Short Takes: Holy Week Poems

April 18, 2019

In honor of National Poetry Month, and with Holy Week in mind, Frances recites two of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity’s poems: My Cruicified Love and The Carmelite. Both may be found in the book, Barb of Fire translated by Alan Bancroft, Gracewing Publications.

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A Man of Few Words:  the Silence of St. Joseph with hosts Mark Danis, OCDS and Frances Harry, OCDS

A Man of Few Words:  the Silence of St. Joseph with hosts Mark Danis, OCDS and Frances Harry, OCDS

March 21, 2019

What were some of the most significant Biblical accounts in St. Joseph’s life?  What do these accounts tell us about the silence of St. Joseph?  What was the key to St. Joseph’s silent serenity?  How does St. Joseph model asceticism and recollection for us today?  What are some devotions that we could take up this Lenten season?