Pope Benedict: Good and Faithful Servant

Pope Benedict: Good and Faithful Servant

A special blog by Monica Ashour, honoring Pope Benedict XVI’s death and thus his entrance into eternal life. When my friend and colleague, Sheryl Collmer, texted me this morning, “Rest in eternal joy, dear Benedict,” I smiled and said, “Well done, good and faithful...
Memento Mori

Memento Mori

“Remember, you will die.” Better known perhaps in Latin, “memento mori” is the catchy phrase that the Church has inherited from centuries of tradition. It’s never been a particular favorite of mine – it’s a bit of a downer, very pithy, and therefore to my mind...