ST. AUGUSTINE ON AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS AND WORLDLY JOY. “What is it to rejoice in the ‘world’? It is to find delight in evil, in foolishness, in dishonorable and distorted things. In all these things the ‘world’ finds its joy … So, brethren, rejoice in the Lord [Philippians 4:4], not in the world. That is,…
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ST. AUGUSTINE ON PENANCE: EXAMPLES AND BENEFITS OF OFFERING SACRIFICES TO GOD.
ST. AUGUSTINE ON PENANCE: EXAMPLES AND BENEFITS OF OFFERING SACRIFICES TO GOD. Lent is a time for conversion and growth in one’s intimacy with God. Spurred by a humble and contrite heart, we are invited to put into practice the means to take advantage of this time of grace and salvation: prayer, sacraments, works of…
POPE BENEDICT XVI COMMENTARY ON THE GOSPEL OF THE 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT (B)
POPE BENEDICT XVI COMMENTARY ON THE GOSPEL OF THE 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT (B) Dear Brothers and Sisters, On our way towards Easter we have reached the Fourth Sunday of Lent. It is a journey with Jesus through the “wilderness”, that is, a time in which to listen more attentively to God’s voice and also…
ST. AUGUSTINE’S BEAUTIFUL PRAYER TO THE GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT FOR DAILY USE.
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CATHOLICS, DO YOU HAVE A CATHOLIC BIBLE? THE IMPORTANCE OF A CORRECT INTERPRETATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES BASED ON THE TRADITION AND THE MAGISTERIUM OF THE CHURCH. AV summary & text.
CATHOLICS, DO YOU HAVE A CATHOLIC BIBLE? THE IMPORTANCE OF A CORRECT INTERPRETATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES BASED ON THE TRADITION AND THE MAGISTERIUM OF THE CHURCH. AV summary & text. “Holy Scripture is good, but heresies arise through its not being understood properly” (St Augustine, In Ioann. Evang., 18, 1). Catholics should be on…
CHRISTMAS NOVENA 8. Dec. 24: Awake, mankind! For your sake God has become man (St. Augustine) AV summary (1:15s) & text.
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December 7: ST. AMBROSE, Bishop and Doctor of the Church
While living in Milan, serving the imperial government, St. Ambrose (340-397) was baptized and elected bishop of the city by popular acclaim. He distinguished himself by his apostolic zeal, service to the poor, and effective care of all the faithful. He defended the doctrine of the Church against the Arians with his actions and writings….
17th Sunday O.T. (C) PRAY WITH A CHILD’S DARING, TRUST, AND CONFIDENCE TO HIS FATHER.
17th Sunday O.T. (C) PRAY WITH A CHILD’S DARING, TRUST AND CONFIDENCE TO HIS FATHER. “Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me,” we pray in the Responsorial Psalm of today’s Sunday liturgy which highlights on some characteristics of Christian prayer. In the Gospel of today’s Mass (Lk 11:1–13), one of…
ST. AUGUSTINE ON THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD
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