Frassati Reflection: Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

My heart is overwhelmed, my pity is stirred. I will not give vent to my blazing anger, I will not destroy Ephraim again; For I am God and not a man, the Holy One present among you; I will not let the flames consume you. —Hosea 11:8–9 The Heart of Jesus, pure and tender, feels … More Frassati Reflection: Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi

Indeed we call blessed those who have persevered. —James 5:11 Today is the feast of St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, the patron of the parish I attended growing up. On a trip to Florence, Italy, years ago, I was able to visit her tomb and see the chapel where she experienced many mystical visions. The … More Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi

Frassati Reflection: Nothing Will Be Wasted

When I saw today’s Gospel reading, I thought, I’m pretty sure I’ve already written a reflection about this story before. Turns out—yep. Twice. So I tried to think about what new aspect I could bring to light from this story of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes. What stood out most to me from John’s version are … More Frassati Reflection: Nothing Will Be Wasted