Reconciliation

Something glittered in the sandy bank. Gull circled noisily, but no one else was there More than a breeze was off the bay, But the clouds were motionless, Unaware of the bite below. Scattered reeds bent back toward the cottages, The early sunlight was bitter still. Sand behind me, forgotten miles, The sand in front …

Our Lady of Westminster

Marian obedience, the jewelry of God, has adorned     the gracious necks of many women,          hearts rejoicing in God their Savior.                 Fiat mihi. Margaret Wilson, tied to a stake,     struggled and drowned,     filled with water,           yet full of grace.Marie Durant—behold this handmaiden of the Lord—      spent 38 years in a forsaken tower by the sea,      rather than …