Category Archives: Poetry

The Sculptor and the Boy

“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope” (Jeremiah 29:11). In a few moments I will land in Rome and begin … Continue reading

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I, Peter

    I, Peter I, Peter, sat in stillness In hushed silence profound. Twas but nine days since last my Savior Did tread this passing ground. With me united beloved John, Simon, courageous zealot True Israel’s son Nathaniel, And Matthias, … Continue reading

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“Loving Lord, So Gentle and So Strong”—Poem by a Classmate

Wishing you a happy and blessed Easter! Please enjoy this poetic contribution from a fellow Holy Apostles student. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from RCR/Short Reflection on St. Southwell’s “The Burning Babe,” by Cameron Daly

Merry Christmas to all our followers and readers, and Happy Birthday to Our Lord Jesus! I wanted to share with you a short, beautiful poem by St. Robert Southwell, entitled “The Burning Babe” and quoted at length from “As … Continue reading

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At The Sea’s Furthest End

  At the Sea’s Furthest End No man saw your footprints, Lord, As your mighty Wind did cry. It breathed over unknown waters, Rushing beneath the domeless sky.   No man saw your hand, Lord, As you blest the deep, … Continue reading

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“Mary, O Mary,” by Grace Marie

Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington Mary, O Mary   “Mary, O Mary, Why are you weeping? What cause, O Magdalene, These tears? Do you forget The signs and wonders He did for you Throughout the years? … Continue reading

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