In the pierced heart of the Crucified, God's own heart is opened up--here we see who God is and what he is like. Heaven is no longer locked up. God has stepped out of hiddenness.
~Pope Benedict XVI
Tuesday, August 07, 2007
~Rievaulx Abbey's foundation in 1132 was instigated by St. Bernard of Clairvaux and became one of England’s wealthiest monasteries before its dissolution by King Henry VIII in 1538. This year, Rievaulx celebrates its 875th anniversary.