"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, December 01, 2012

Found in a Com-box...


I [...] remember a little boy (about 6 or 7) asking our teacher, a French nun, if Joan of Arc was Noah's daughter. "No," answered the good sister, "Noah's ark was made of wood and St Joan of Arc was Maid of Orléans."  - Michael PS

Terry like that.

Art:  My favorite image of St. Joan:  Detail, 1879, Jeanne d'Arc, Jules Bastien-Lepage · Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Source)


  1. Ohh..my favorite of Joan of Arc also. I always remember the first time I saw it at the Met, I just stared at it for I don't know how long. I couldn't keep my eyes off of it. I love it how the saints in the painting are kind of hidden. Are we having a vision like her or is it a mirage?
    I get there about once a year and still stare.

    1. I too love how the saints appear to her - and her face is beautiful.


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