"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

The Pope's quiet retreat...

The Holy Father and his secretary, Monsignor Ganswein, taking a stroll while praying the rosary. The Holy Father is on vacation this week.

Photo: Catholic News Service


  1. I love that picture--I adore our Holy Father.

    In unrelated questions--when did you turn into a smooth talking cat?

  2. NAB - I love that picture too. I think that the Holy Father and Monsignor have a wonderful friendship - after the Holy Father dies, we may know about it. The photo of the two of them praying together speaks to that. Ganswein must have a great intellect and deep spirituality to be so close to the Holy Father.

    Angela Messenger gave me the cat picture for her birthday! LOL! I fell in love with the cat.

  3. Jeron7:49 AM

    I have to wonder: what kind of a "retreat" is it when there's someone in front of you snapping pictures???

  4. Jeron - don't you live your life as if cameras are focused upon you? I do.


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