celibate life, celibate death

Marc Chagall, Life, 1964, oil on canvas © Saint‑Paul‑de‑Vence, Fondation Maeght This was originally published (an expansion of the writing in ‘dear anna-teresa’) on the Capuchin Franciscan vocations blog! Click here to view the post. I have been living the ‘celibate life’ for 1½ years as of this posting. As the youngest member of the … 

 

dear anna-teresa

This is one of those topics that I didn’t foresee myself wanting to write about when I created this blog. But nonetheless, here goes: celibacy. I’ll preface this post by stating that I recommend skimming BBC’s article before delving into my ramblings. Yesterday, BBC One aired a 30-minute documentary on some recently-publicized correspondence between Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (an American … 

 

the rhythm of god

(Photo by Alan Cook. Used with permission.) In some ways, this photograph captures the essence of human fulfillment. This is an image of Henri Nouwen dancing with Linda Slinger, a woman at L’Arche Daybreak. L’Arche Daybreak is a community for people with and without intellectual disabilities. Linda Slinger passed away in 2011 after having lived a … 

 

friar dude

IMPORTANT EDIT: The game has been updated since its original posting. This post now links to the newer version of Friar Dude, but click here to see the post regarding Friar Dude: Revised Edition. I created a small game to express some of my feelings about entering postulancy for the Capuchin Franciscan friars. If you wish to …