Concluding Pages

Where Is Matthew?

Just as Holy Scripture lends itself to various levels of interpretation, it is also possible view great works of art through different lenses. Caravaggio’s...

Nobly Sacral

It is a noble room, but it does not belong to a palace; it is distinctly sacral, and yet not a chapel. In this...

God Embroiders Straight with Crooked Lines

Many human activities have accompanied the development of civilization in various different areas, such as, for example, the field of the arts. They have...

Living Monstrances

A faint light inside the sacred enclosure invites us to intimacy with God, in recollection and prayer. It comes not from the large basilica,...

Mary’s Indestructible Chain

“I will put enmity between you and the Woman, and between your seed and her seed” (Gn 3:15), the Creator decreed after the fall...

“Kintsugi” and the Art of Divine Pardon

We live in a society that has become accustomed to the disposable, the practical and the ephemeral, and which is, as a consequence, increasingly...

Dust, Ashes and Nothing

A stroll through the winding alleys of Rome can sometimes feel like a visit to a necropolis. In the ancient Campus Martius, for example,...

While the King Sleeps…

Vigilance is a characteristic note of the lioness’ protective and maternal instinct, which makes her as fierce in defence as in attack. However, in...

The King’s Sleep

In the distance, some hyenas appear in their insignificance, hoping to usurp a throne that does not belong to them… However, they are unaware...

On the Right or Left of Jesus?

Facing the grave reality of the Judgement, into which category of souls do you, dear reader, fall? Are you one of the good sheep,...

Light of Hope in the Resurrection

The Polish custom of illuminating tombs and adorning them with flowers on All Souls’ day demonstrates the hope of reaching Paradise. And this...

Courage and Purity

Just like the favourite flower of alpinists, which only germinates at altitudes that are difficult to reach, certain qualities of soul are reserved for...