Frassati Reflection: The Gleam of Heavenly Treasures

Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and decay destroy, and thieves break in and steal. But store up treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor decay destroys, nor thieves break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be. “The … More Frassati Reflection: The Gleam of Heavenly Treasures

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