A fallen world demands the imposition of justice and the rule of law, but evil cannot be destroyed, it can only be redeemed. (Taken from ‘Letters from Abu Ghraib’)

-Joshua Casteel

– Joshua Cateel Quote: a fallen world

If I am bound to the belief that God is in control of the cosmos, and miracles can and do happen, then there is no ‘hypothetical situation’ wherein God’s ability to perform miracles through the faithful actions of the merciful ceases to be a possibility.

 -Joshua Casteel

– Joshua Casteel: bound to the belief

Communion and Peace: Reflections from Rome

Sitting beneath a warm Roman sun, I rehearsed my salutation during the hours long general audience, listening to cheers and waves and greetings and reflections uttered in Italian, German, English, Polish, Spanish, and French. Tell him of your conversion to Catholicism, I thought. Of the influence of his writings. Thank him for describing violence as […]