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Jesuit: Use Anger As a Weapon Against Evil"The Sin of Sodomy Is Now Called 'Marriage:' a Lie That Is Being Perpetrated A RORATE CÆLI - July 1, 2015 ... uncontrolled expression of anger is not just an offense against another person. It's a direct attack on God, on God's very essence and being because God is love. The essence of God is relationship and unity among the Persons of the Holy Trinity. By inflicting our anger on another, we not only harm our relationship and our unity with that person, we are actually rebelling against God who is relationship and is unity in Himself. Not loving another is an insult against God whose very being is ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2015/07/jesuit-use-anger-as-weapon-against-evil.html

Is Tolerance a Good Thing? AGGIE CATHOLIC BLOG - June 10, 2015 ... quickly when we oppose someone's views. Other say that tolerance is "open-mindedness". The problem is that most who say they are "open-minded" have very set beliefs about a lot of things and when you disagree with them, their minds seem to close very quickly. Once again, GK Chesterton said it best: "Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid." EXAMPLE FROM CULTURE – No Catholic I know would think ...http://www.aggiecatholicblog.org/2015/06/the-cognitive-dissonance-of-tolerance/

Christian Reading Of…Homer? CATHOLIC BIBLE STUDENT - A BLOG ABOUT THE BIBLE, CATHOLICISM - June 10, 2015 ... destroyed, Nor could they bear the fetid foam which burst From out the fountain of her horrid jaws; ( Source ) For those of us who have not memorized Homer, this comes from Iliad Book 6, Lines 181-183. But of course, you're saying like I was, "How could 'Christ the King' be in the Iliad?" Here is the Iliad text from the Chicago Homer site (minus text-critical notes): IL.6.181 πρόσθε λέων, "πιθεν δὲ ...http://catholicbiblestudent.com/2015/06/christian-reading-ofhomer.html

Designing a Rule of Life THE CATHOLIC SCHOLAR - June 2, 2015 ... mind the following: Your choices should be geared to your personality and individual needs. You are not doing this to impress or compete with others. Your choices should be specific. Instead of "Pray more," for example, you could decide to "Pray for fifteen minutes each day." Your choices should be practical. You should be able to do them, to measure your progress, and to hold yourself accountable. Your choices should not overwhelm you. Be sure to limit your disciplines and goals. They should ...http://thecatholicscholar.blogspot.com/2015/06/designing-rule-of-life.html

A WONDROUS FEAT OF C. S. LWTHE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA by C.S. LEWIS MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - May 22, 2015 ... dark world; that our deepest intuitions point us to the true meaning of things; that there is indeed something beautiful and wonderful at the heart of the universe, and that this may be found, embraced and adored. Whether Lewis is right or wrong, he has bequeathed us a children's story that opens up some of the deepest questions of life using powerful imagery. Its future seems assured. (PLEASE CLICK ON THE TILES) Peter Kreeft: C.S. LEWIS IN THE ABOLITION OF MAN THE ORTHODOX C.S. LEWIS by Revd ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/05/a-wondrous-feat-of-c-s-lwthe-chronicles.html

Tom on the Benedict Option EST QUOD EST - May 19, 2015 ... never took any discernible shape.... Since then, Rod has written a lot about "the Benedict Option" without managing to define it in a way anyone who doesn't find what he writes convincing can comprehend. These days, although he still can't say what it is , he does insist it's hugely important to every Christian in America : Again and again: these are not normal times . We can't be about business as usual. The future of Christianity in America will be Benedictine — as in Benedict Option ...http://contrapauli.blogspot.com/2015/05/tom-on-benedict-option.html

The Gift of Courage GETTING TO THE POINT - May 18, 2015 ... fortitude strengthens us in the battle to achieve the reasonable good. The good we can see is possible, that while it may be far off and fraught with difficulties we nonetheless know is attainable. I suppose one of the most obvious examples of that reasonable good is the enormous effort and work that goes into raising a family. It is very hard, and demands everything from the man and woman who essay it, but it is nonetheless a reasonable thing to do—if you simply keep ...http://frdenis.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-gift-of-courage.html

Dialogue With a Baptist Philosophy Professor on Catholic-Protestant Ecumenical Relations (vs. Dr. Jerry Walls) BIBLICAL EVIDENCE FOR CATHOLICISM - May 13, 2015 ... surely know. If not, I can't help you. I was simply stating my beliefs held in faith. Rest assured that I can defend them at extreme length (from the Bible and history). And I can criticize your ecclesiology at extreme length as well (from the Bible and history): none of which would be question-begging at all. I still await an answer as to what is so unecumenical in a Catholic holding his views, yet respecting Protestants as Christian brethren. [C]ultivate that great virtue, ...http://socrates58.blogspot.com/2015/05/dialogue-with-baptist-philosophy.html

Charlotte Mason Teaching Tuesdays: The Fine Art of Education WILDFLOWERS AND MARBLES - May 12, 2015 ... angles…just in case they didn't get it the first six times we explained it. We tend to operate from a structured, outlined, more "scientific" perspective because that's what "the experts" tell us we should be seeing/hearing from our kids and this scientific extraction method is how best to go about getting at it, but Miss Mason is pretty clear in saying that this is an "art" not a science. Art is about expression – so think of this as you, the teacher, expressing your choice to ...http://wildflowersandmarbles.com/2015/05/12/charlotte-mason-teaching-tuesdays-the-fine-art-of-education/

Blessed Maria Gabriella, Model of Redemptive Suffering CATHOLIC FIRE - April 22, 2015 ... example of spiritual ecumenism. Source Patronage against bodily ills against death of parents against impoverishment against poverty against sickness ecumenism sick people Quotes from Blessed Maria Gabriella "In simplicity of heart I gladly offer everything, O Lord." "The Lord put me on this path, he will remember to sustain me in battle." "To His mercy I entrust my frailty." "I saw in front of me a big cross..., I thought that my sacrifice was nothing in comparison to His." "I offered myself ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/04/blessed-maria-gabriella-model-of.html

Humility - One of the Hidden Life-Changing Truths That Easter Brings. REFLECTIONS AND RUMINATIONS - April 19, 2015 ... of our lives pivot and hinge on its truth. Many will no doubt base their examples and content on how different individuals have encountered a turnaround in life, often from a position of weakness, suffering and failure, to one of strength, wholeness and victory, and cite these as Easter images of the resurrection. I have no bone to pick with them or their myriad examples. But from my own experiences, readings and reflections, it has dawned upon me that there ...http://frlukefong.blogspot.com/2015/04/humility-one-of-hidden-life-changing.html

He Is Risen! Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Easter CRISIS MAGAZINE - April 6, 2015 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/2MQrNQkHQWo/risen-sherlock-holmes-mystery-easter

Last Supper - Good Friday - Our Mass: One and the Same (Holy Thursday Homily) BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES - April 2, 2015 ... Vatican II. With so much emphasis on the meal, and on a "table," that the reality of the Mass as a sacrifice became obscured. That's why, for example, there was so much interest in having the priest face the people when he is at the altar – where, for uncountable centuries, the priest and people together, faced the same way: toward the Lord where our hope comes from. Do you see what I'm saying? When the priest stands here, and speaks to you across the— well, doesn't that seem like ...http://frmartinfox.blogspot.com/2015/04/last-supper-good-friday-our-mass-one.html

Boob Tube Homeschooling CF FAMILY - March 28, 2015 http://northerncffamily.blogspot.com/2015/03/boob-tube-homeschooling.html

Review of "Joyful Witness: How to Be an Extraordinary Catholic" CAUSE OF OUR JOY - March 26, 2015 ... examples to follow, especially if you are attempting to be a good Catholic. Good Catholics rarely make headlines these days. Here is a book which attempts to make edifying examples of holy Catholic lives easier to find. Some Catholics think that today's saints-in-the-making are humorless old fogeys dressed in grey who never step outside of church. By compiling stories of ordinary Catholics leading extraordinary lives of irresistible joy, Randy Hain, the ...http://cause-of-our-joy.blogspot.com/2015/03/review-of-joyful-witness-how-to-be.html

Review of the Book "Joyful Witness: How to Be an Extraordinary Catholic" CATHOLIC MEDIA REVIEW - March 26, 2015 ... examples to follow, especially if you are attempting to be a good Catholic. Good Catholics rarely make headlines these days. Here is a book which attempts to make edifying examples of holy Catholic lives easier to find. Some Catholics think that today's saints-in-the-making are humorless old fogeys dressed in grey who never step outside of church. By compiling stories of ordinary Catholics leading extraordinary lives of irresistible joy, Randy Hain, the ...http://catholicmediareview.blogspot.com/2015/03/review-of-book-joyful-witness-how-to-be.html

5th Sunday of Lent - Signs of Faith. GLORIA OLIVAE - March 23, 2015 ... man of Faith acts. The unwise man is the one who believes in a God of compassion and mercy who will not send me to hell. But if it turns out that this God acts first out of justice and later only with compassion and mercy......then I am in big trouble for being unwise. That is how a man without Faith acts. 4. Let us be wise. Christ said; God will condemn anyone who does not believe even if he is still alive. We better believe that. Let us not be unwise, wait for the day our death and when ...http://odondecastro.blogspot.com/2015_03_01_archive.html#754282166375760671

Looking in the Mirror (26A) HOMILIES AND OCCASIONAL THOUGHTS - March 22, 2015 ... people who preach and profess what they don't practice, sanctimonious people who put piety ahead of virtue. And then there are the folks who practice but don't profess, people who show goodness while shunning religious observance. That second class, the "anonymous Christians," as someone called them, are much more pleasing to God than the religious phonies. But neither of these two groups of people is anything like perfect. Again the important point is that the best people are ...http://gregorynsmith.blogspot.com/2014/09/looking-in-mirror-26a.html

St. Joseph, Model of Sanctity in Family Life DIGNARE ME LAUDARE TE, VIRGO SACRATA - March 19, 2015 ... very depths. That day we shall see flower not only the reform of personal morals, but also the reform of social and national life' (Pope Benedict XV)." "These are words to meditate on. They reveal to us the secret of the intercession and the influence of St. Joseph. He works together with Mary and Jesus. He has his very own powerful influence, but he is likewise the mediator of the incomparable flow of graces which emanate from Mary his spouse, and of the graces which flow from the source of ...http://dignareme.blogspot.com/2014/03/st-joseph-model-of-sanctity-in-family.html

Teaching Children Virtue DO NOT BE ANXIOUS - March 6, 2015 ... those virtues?" Talking about a movie in this way goes beyond just describing what happened in the movie, but addresses WHY things happened. Talking about movies can be great teachable moments for your children. But, of course, in order to teach your children you have to understand what the virtues and vices are yourself, and even how they are in your own life. The parish offers books, CDs, and a number of talks here, especially during Lent. We want to teach you, for you are part of our ...http://do-not-be-anxious.blogspot.com/2015/03/teaching-children-virtue.html