Michelangelo: The Creation of Adam, c. 1912.

The Wisdom of Love

The Old Testament did not know the Incarnate Word, the God who dwelt among us. And so, with solicitude it sought God in creatures, in His works, in the wonderful order that He put into all things. Thus it found the Wisdom of God. It strove to penetrate the mystery of His nature and...

The Cross of Jesus, I

Both in this life and in the next, perfection consists in the imitation of God’s holiness. For all eternity the angels and the blessed will sing no other song of praise than “Holy, holy, holy,” adding the phrase: “Lord God of Sabaoth” or “armies,” as if He were a God of trials or a...

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