Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks

Kateri Tekakwitha was daughter of Kenneronkwa, a Mohawk chief, and Tagaskouita, a devout Roman Catholic Algonquian woman. She was born in the Mohawk fortress of Ossernenon near present-day Auriesville, New York, in 1656. Kateri’s mother was baptized and educated by … Continue reading

The Hat

In different epochs, the hat became a symbol of the dignity of the one wearing it; today, it still survives as a reminder of an ancient vision of courtesy While not a surprising sight, the hat certainly awakens the dormant … Continue reading

Bringing the Hat Back to Charleston

On Saturday, April 23, over 200 women in their finest Easter apparel gathered in Washington Park in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Some brought their husbands and children. Both young and young at heart came united by a common purpose: to … Continue reading

Who is the Real Saint Anthony?

There is a tendency nowadays to depict saints as people who 
bypass the realities of life and somehow attain sanctity with 
little effort. Here we have two pictures of Saint Anthony of Padua. The first is a fresco in the … Continue reading

If Architecture Could Speak at Yale

Data Without Wisdom Most of the architecture at Yale University is strikingly similar to the hallowed halls of ancient European universities such as Oxford or Cambridge. Much of its Gothic Revival or Georgian style buildings are simply awe-inspiring, providing an … Continue reading

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