Tallis, O Nata Lux

Text: O Nata Lux de Lumine Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585) Latin: O nata lux de lumine, Jesu redemptor saeculi, dignare clemens supplicum laudes precesque sumere. Qui carne quondam contegi dignatus es pro perditis, nos membra confer effici tui beati corporis. English Translation: O Light born of Light, Jesus, redeemer of the world, with kindness deign […]

Visual Reflection: Aurora Borealis

Visual Reflection: Aurora Borealis One of the most amazing natural images of light in the darkness is the Aurora Borealis.  In this stunning slideshow, we see nature’s own artistry of light shining in the darkness. If the aurora borealis occurred in the brightness of mid-day, we might miss it.  The stunning nature of the colors […]

Written Reflection: “The Light of Lent”

Written Reflection: “The Light of Lent” In this article written for the Huffington Post, Sister Joan Chittister reflects from her perspective as a visionary Roman Catholic nun on the light that emerges in Lent. After reading this piece, reflect for a moment. Where is light shining for you during this Lenten season?   What spaces […]