Concluding Pages

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...

Admiration: Consolation Amid Perplexities

An excellent remedy for life’s dramas, admiration raises our souls to love the benefits that the Lord has bestowed on others, which light up...

A Garment of Light and Splendour from India

Charm is the common thread in this garment, which seems to cover the wearer with the luminosity and grace that enveloped the bodies...

The Throne of the King of Kings

The Saviour was born poor and was known as “the carpenter’s son”. How He lowered himself to raise us up! He seems to be...

Defier of the Sky

Our earthly life is a succession of struggles and conquests for survival, and above all, to attain Heaven, the reward of true heroes....