Category Archives: A Prodigious Love

Prodigious Love: Quiet Surrender

Adoro te devote, latens Deitas, Quae sub his figuris vere latitas; Tibi se cor meum totum subjicit, Quia te contemplans totum deficit. - Eucharistic hymn of St. Thomas Aquinas I devoutly adore you, O hidden Deity, Truly hidden beneath these appearances; My whole heart submits to You, And in contemplating You, it surrenders itself completely.…
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A Prodigious Love: Never Alone

The Last Supper was a bittersweet meal for Jesus and his apostles. You can hear the sadness in Jesus' words when he says, "Amen, I say to you, I shall not drink again the fruit of the vine until the day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God." However, Jesus also offers his…
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A Prodigious Love: Dramatic Tension

We live our lives in a state of dramatic tension. We experience a desire for self-sufficiency that directly competes with our need to connect with others. We want to stand freely on our own two feet while also being open and vulnerable to others. When looking beyond ourselves, we might even wonder why an infinitely…
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A Prodigious Love: Quest for Identity

Culture can be a difficult word to pin down. In a negative way, it can convey the concept of systematic, culturally determined behavior that leads to a rigid and unconscious groupthink. In a positive way, it can mean the development of each individual's moral and ethical outlook that has been informed and enriched by his…
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