Delighted to see Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review interview Father Lawrence Lew, O.P., Dominican and photographer extraordinaire. He has been on my blogroll from day one, for good reason. Do go read the interview to read about this interesting person and wonderful Dominican, as he talks about social media, photography, and more.
She also has links to his Flickr feed, where you will find things like:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/paullew/448622759/in/set-72157594386960467 – Good Friday Stillness, http://www.flickr.com/photos/paullew/9350451116/in/set-72157634613897323 – Refuge in the Colonnade, and many metric tons of beautiful stained glass.
On this Solemnity of St. Joseph, here are some wonderful prayers for priests, from the Silverstream Priory.
Here is a wonderful Litany of St. Joseph.
Here in the mid-Atlantic of the US, we are getting just a bit weary of the winter. I find a litany like that one to be an excellent tonic for the spirits!
Our Lady of Pompeii, from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.
Here is the story of Our Lady of Pompeii.
Medal of St. Benedict
This is one side of the medal of St. Benedict.
We need sacramentals! Here are two good articles: Sacramentals, from New Advent and The Value Of Sacramentals from Catholic Culture.
(And that makes 7 posts in 7 days)!
Seminarian in the Richmond Diocese
One of our seminarians, after Mass.