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Fr. Perrone on Analogy Between Spell-Check and Sanctification MUSINGS OF A PERTINACIOUS PAPIST - June 13, 2016 ... and what is omitted is decided by the writer who can at best only approximate the reality of a person's life. In this, there is always something necessarily incomplete and even false about all attempts to write about teh life of oneself or about that of anyone else. To belabor my point. You will not be able to lead an absolutely perfect life. Sin has a certain inevitability in this world. But you can, and indeed should, daily go about the work of perfecting your life, rewriting your life's ...http://pblosser.blogspot.com/2016/06/fr-perrone-on-analogy-between-spell.html
New From Ignatius Press: Definitive Biography of the Family of Saint Therese of Lisieux INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - June 2, 2016 Definitive biography of the family of Saint Therese of Lisieux and her parents, new canonized Saints Louis and Zelie San Francisco, June 2, 2016 – The recent, and unprecedented, canonization by Pope Francis of a husband and wife, Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of their very famous daughter, St. Therese of Lisieux, has stirred a great interest in this extraordinary family. This book, A FAMILY OF SAINTS: The Martins of Lisieux – Saints ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2016/06/new-from-ignatius-press-definitive-biography-of-the-family-of-saint-therese-of-lisieux.html
San Damiano Crucifix to Return Briefly to the Church of San Damiano SERVANT AND STEWARD - May 23, 2016 n the year 1205, Saint Francis of Assisi entered the church of San Damiano just outside his hometown to pray. Thomas of Celano, the Seraphic Father's biography, relates the pivotal event for us: Touched by an unusual grace, he discovered that he was different than he had been when he had entered. Even though its lips were only painted, the image of Christ crucified spoke to this man who had been moved in this way - something unheard of over the centuries - and ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/OhEL/~3/jOhLq9nKkss/san-damiano-crucifix-to-return-briefly.html
Reading Flannery O'Connor for the First Time INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - May 21, 2016 ... characters in a million disturbing ways—and she was a devout, daily mass Catholic who read St. Thomas Aquinas in her spare time and made a pilgrimage to Lourdes. Reading Flannery O'Connor requires a stout heart and a strong stomach. In her short life before she died of terminal lupus, she wrote two novels and roughly two dozen short stories that continue to shock and unsettle us. With a wicked pen, she gleefully maims and kills off her characters in a million disturbing ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2016/05/reading-flannery-oconnor-for-the-first-time.html
Having Holy Boldness in Prayer DA MIHI ANIMAS - May 20, 2016 ... around her bed. She had refused to confess and receive the last Sacrament. Catherine lay over her mother's corpse weeping and praying aloud. O my dear Lord, is this how you keep the promise you once made to me that none in my house should suffer eternal death? You promised me too that you would not take my mother from this world before she could leave it in a state of grace, and here she lies dead, without having confessed or received the Sacrament. My Beloved Savior, I call ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/05/having-holy-boldness-in-prayer.html
Celebrate (and Learn!) With St. Mark TRAINING HAPPY HEARTS - May 1, 2016 ... beyond, the children and I enjoyed the following faith, fun, and learning activities: Prayer As well as grace, we prayed this prayer: O Glorious St. Mark, through the grace of God our Father, you became a great Evangelist, preaching the Good News of Christ. May you help us to know Him well so that we may faithfully live our lives as followers of Christ. Amen. We also read the Bible readings for the day from the USCCB site and chatted about ...http://traininghappyhearts.blogspot.com/2016/05/celebrate-and-learn-with-saint-mark.html
Bl Elizabeth of the Trinity TIGERISH WATERS - March 6, 2016 ... do this by trying to show you what she means to me. I will try to show you how I have engaged in her friendship and how the misgivings of others are actually completely valid and actually the correct way to approach her and understand the amazing richness of what she has to give. When she was asked what she thought her mission in heaven would be she said: It seems to me that my mission will be to draw souls, by helping them to go out of themselves in order to adhere to God by a simple, wholly ...http://tigerishwaters.blogspot.com/2016/03/bl-elizabeth-of-trinity.html