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Prepare the Way BACK BAY VIEW - December 5, 2014 ... pieces of our broken hearts everywhere we go. *** I do have some anticipation for a different house. Would like to let go of my frugal ways enough to shed some old ugly stuff we haul around because it's useful and buy some new things because they are beautiful -- for instance, the kitchen table. The dishes. Some new art and home decor. A new couch and chair. My latest - rather, recurrent --- mental struggle is between minimizing clutter and cost and maximizing comfort and loveliness. *** ...http://backbayview.blogspot.com/2014/12/prepare-way.html
What the Man Without a Wedding Garment Was Lacking, a Reflection on the Day of Judgment THE NEW THEOLOGICAL MOVEMENT - October 9, 2014 ... indeed offered to all people bad and good alike , the latter scene describes the day of judgment when each will receive the proper reward of his labors. When the king comes into the wedding feast to great the guests, we are meant to recognize our Savior coming on the day of his judgment. Fr. Cornelius a' Lapide speaks well, " When the king came in , that he might survey and examine them. This shall take place when God shall come to the general judgment at the end of the world, to judge, and ...http://newtheologicalmovement.blogspot.com/2014/10/what-man-without-wedding-garment-was.html
Letting Go CATHOLIC EDUCATOR - September 2, 2014 ... of depression—not so much because their lives are awful—in fact, they're quite interesting and exciting. The depression comes from giving up something very precious—our childhood—and instinctively wanting that security and order that marks our childhood, where others do things for us instead of us having to do things for ourselves. Freshmen, beginning high school is partly about letting go, too. Homework folders are no longer being sent home to your mom and dad which ...http://catholiceducator.blogspot.com/2014/09/letting-go.html
¿Hablas Español? NEW SPANISH/LATIN TLM Hand Missal! And Fr. Z Rants. FR. Z'S BLOG - September 2, 2014 ... the very people who most opposed it. In spite of the fact that the late saintly Pope commanded by his apostolic authority that bishops provide a generous application of his legislation…. they didn't , in sheer defiance, fueled by ideological malice. There are reasons why the older post- Ecclesia Dei communities can sometimes seem angrier than the newer post- Summorum Pontificum communities. Those earlier communities were relentlessly persecuted for their love of the Church's traditions ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/i018F80qU5U/
A Model for a Cultural Center for the New Evangelization NEW LITURGICAL MOVEMENT - August 26, 2014 ... engages people spiritually through a focus on the physical. I don't know if he was right, but something on these lines would be good. Another way of engaging people who are then going to be open to mediation, chant and retreats is to have 12-step fellowship groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous meeting closeby. I am aware of several priests who go to AA and also many converts to Catholicism who were first given a faith in God through such groups. The 12 steps are a systematic application of ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNewLiturgicalMovement/~3/AGEf7ecHwn4/a-model-for-cultural-center-for-new.html
MONASTICISM, CLERICALISM & THE PRIESTHOOD OF ALL BELIEVERS by Abbot Nicholas MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - August 25, 2014 ... Christian prayer and practice. But many faithful seemingly do not grasp the importance of the priesthood of all believers, or they lack models for living it. We need not invent new spiritual models to fill this gap. Christian tradition already contains the resources for understanding and living this universal baptismal priesthood. One resource is the monastic tradition. For cultural and historical reasons, monasticism has typically not served as a model for lay spirituality in ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2014/08/monasticism-clericalism-priesthood-of.html