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St. Bruno, Founder of the Carthusians and Protector Against Diabolic Possession CATHOLIC FIRE - October 5, 2015 ... his diocese. In June 1084, the Bishop himself led Bruno and six of his companions to the primitive valley of Chartreuse on a wild mountain range on the edge of the French Alps. There they built a hermitage, consisting of a few log cabins opening towards a gallery which allowed them access to the communal areas of the community -- church, refectory, and chapter room -- without having to suffer too much from intemperate conditions. After six years of a pleasant solitary life, Bruno was called by ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/10/st-bruno-founder-of-carthusians-and.html
Matthew 25 – Life, Charity and Justice Newsletter: Called to Be Missionaries AGGIE CATHOLIC BLOG - September 28, 2015 ... own life at Nazareth Farm, I have rediscovered the human person. I have re-learned what it means to be a human being. I have come to see that there are people, entire communities in fact, who think similarly to myself and are living a lifestyle I would like to share in. I am beginning to understand what Thomas Merton meant when he said that "It is the reality of personal relationship that saves everything," and I can feel the joy of St. Thérèse when she cried, "…at last I have ...http://www.aggiecatholicblog.org/2015/09/matthew-25-life-charity-and-justice-newsletter-called-to-be-missionaries/
4 Things I Learned As a Catholic in College (Part 1) YOUNG AND CATHOLIC - August 11, 2015 ... Catholic—you go to mass on Sundays. It's simple. Find one you like and try to stick to that one. Attending the same mass at the same church every Sunday will help you feel a sense of belonging. You'll need that when you're away from home. Usually I recommend confession once every other week. I'd actually recommend confession once a week while in college. If you make confession feel as regular to your schedule as dinner, you'll be less likely to let time get away from you. If once a week ...http://youngandcatholic.net/2015/08/4-things-i-learned-as-a-catholic-in-college-part-1/
Column: Summer Reading QUANTUM THEOLOGY - July 7, 2015 Fra Angelico The Conversion of St. Augustine If you haven't encountered Pope Benedict's school of prayer, a series of general audiences from 2011, I highly recommend browsing them. A convenient list with links is here . So far my favorite is the one about summer reading, linked below. At the moment I'm reading The Hopkins Manuscript an early SF novel reprinted by the delightfully elegant Persephone Press. What's on your summer reading list? This column appeared ...http://quantumtheology.blogspot.com/2015/07/column-summer-reading.html
Transfixed by the Face of Jesus: Pilgrims at the Shroud of Turin CNA DAILY NEWS - June 24, 2015 ... correlation between the injuries seen on the image and those suffered by Christ as depicted in the Gospel. At the conclusion of the film, the visitors are led through the Cathedral itself, which has been darkened to allow the full effect of the backlighting behind the Shroud. They pass by various side chapels, including one containing the tomb of Turin local, Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. Finally, they are led behind the central altar, and allowed to stand, in silence for about five minutes, ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/catholicnewsagency/dailynews/~3/5b8ZrGKMdSE/