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Kick-Starting Your Prayer Life AGGIE CATHOLIC BLOG - September 12, 2016 ... LIFE Frequent the Sacraments – If you can make daily Mass even once a week, you have doubled your access to the greatest gift ever given humanity. Now, go to Confession at least monthly and you are surely going to get a multitude of graces. Put these on a calendar so you don't skip them. Establish Good Habits – You should be able to rely on your habits to help you, and not hurt you, in your prayer. A good habit takes 66 days (at least) to establish. So, if you can commit to a ...http://www.aggiecatholicblog.org/2016/09/kick-starting-your-prayer-life/
Rebutting Fr. Matt Malone LITTLE CATHOLIC BUBBLE - September 4, 2016 ... "not all of those issues involve the same level of moral gravity," but then he does not attempt to explain that precisely because of these different levels of moral gravity, our responses to those issues must be different. Instead, he writes as if our response to those different issues can be just the same. However, as we see from Cardinal Ratzinger's words above, these issues do not demand the same response from the faithful. Let's go even further. In Evangelium Vitae , Pope John Paul II said ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/LittleCatholicBubble/~3/UU_1NzH5wh4/rebutting-fr-malone.html
Pope Benedict XVI on the Life and Accomplishments of Saint Pius X RORATE CÆLI - September 3, 2016 ... episcopal chancellor and spiritual director of the Diocesan Seminary. In these years of rich and generous pastoral experience, the future Pontiff showed that deep love for Christ and for the Church, that humility and simplicity and great charity to the needy which characterized his entire life. In 1884 he was appointed Bishop of Mantua, and in 1893, Patriarch of Venice. On 4 August 1903, he was elected Pope, a ministry he hesitated to accept since he did not consider himself worthy of such a ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2016/09/pope-benedict-xvi-on-life-and.html
There Is So Much You Can Do With Can Do Cubes TRAINING HAPPY HEARTS - August 26, 2016 ... with them. After that, my youngest and middle child sometimes used the cubes in conjunction with Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar lessons. All three of my children and I also used our Can Do Cubes for a variety of games. And, my children used them independently to work on spelling. All of us appreciated how well-made the blocks are - smooth and sturdy, feeling good in our hands - and how easy they make segmenting and blending sounds . The video below gives an idea of how this ...http://traininghappyhearts.blogspot.com/2016/08/candocubes.html
The US Bishops Say the Hell With the Real Presence BOINKIE'S BLOG - August 20, 2016 ... wilderness, the passover meal that keeps us safe) And I won't even get into the problem that the liberal Lutheran group is going the way of the liberal Episcopalians, who want reform and the hell with the bible: Uh, priestesses and gay rights? I blame this on Francis, who made an off the cuff comment wondering why a Lutheran lady couldn't receive the sacrament. Yes, its not about doctrinal agreement: It is about hurting someone's feelings. So this document says well, we'll let the person ...http://boinkie.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-us-bishops-say-hell-with-real.html
Spaemann: "The Greatest Liturgical Problem Is the Direction of Celebration of the Mass." RORATE CÆLI - August 12, 2016 ... Mass does not have a definitive form. It is permissible to desire certain changes, for instance, the possibility of occasionally receiving Holy Communion under both Species in the course of one's life. I find this corresponds with what Our Lord wanted. What would you suggest as a starting point for modifying the liturgical experience of ordinary parishioners? I believe that the biggest problem is the celebration versus populum. The Mass facing the people ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2016/08/spaemann-greatest-liturgical-problem-is.html
The Spirituality and Miracles of St. Clare of Assisi CATHOLIC FIRE - August 11, 2016 August 11 is the memorial of St. Clare, one of my favorite saints. She was the first woman to follow the life of radical poverty practiced by St. Francis of Assisi and is the co-founder of the Poor Clares. Although I am not a Franciscan, I have had Franciscan friends, clergy, and spiritual directors instruct me on the beauty of St. Clare's spirituality. I have also learned a great deal from reading about her over the years. Clare and Francis (2007) is a film which depicts ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-spirituality-and-miracles-of-st.html