Please fast and pray every Thursday for the renewal of the Catholic Church in America. Please note: The Cybersociety will fast on Fridays beginning January 2013, in accordance with ancient custom.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Ashes his heart is!...Because he knew not the One who fashioned him....To know You well is complete justice, and to know Your might is the root of immortality. (Wisdom 15:3, 10-11)(NAB)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Knowing God is, we say our vows
When vesper deer come forth to browse
Telling the beads of many a yesterday.


Ave Maria while the evening star leans low...(Donald Davidson, "Gradual of the Northern Summer")

Friday, July 11, 2014


Earth in her heart laughs, thinking of the harvest,
Sharp as a sickle is the edge of shade and shine.
--George Meredith, "Love in the Valley"

"Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increase." (Psalm 4:7)

Friday, July 4, 2014


...ut cum sanctis tuis laudem te in saecula saeculorum.
...that with Thy saints I may praise Thee forever and ever.