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21 Nov 2016

Now more than ever relevant!

We all long for order in which fairness, justice and compassion for all people is demonstrated by our respective governments. Saint Hildegard had her own “unruly-ness” to the powers of the church by allowing an excommunicated nobleman to be buried in the cemetery at the convent. Whose teaching was she following in taking that unruly action?  That teaching is still relevant today. Now more than ever relevant! Audiences this past week in Atlanta and Boulder were fired up by Saint […]

17 Sep 2015

September 17th is the feast day of St. Hildegard of Bingen.

Feast Day September 17th is a special day on the Catholic Church calendar as it is the feast day of a Doctor of the Church: St. Hildegard of Bingen. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) is the newest Doctor of the Church, being named a Doctor in October 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. She was a remarkable woman, a “first” in many fields. At a time when few women wrote, Hildegard, known as “Sybil of the Rhine”, produced major works of theology […]