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Pope Saint Pius X: "Pope of the Blessed Sacrament" A YEAR OF PRAYER: 365 ROSARIES - August 21, 2015 "Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven." Today, August 21, we celebrate the feast day of Pope Saint Pius X (1835-1914), Confessor, reformer, and the two hundred-fifty-ninth pope. Referred to as the "Pope of the Blessed Sacrament," Pope Pius X is perhaps remembered best for his encouragement of frequent reception of the Holy Eucharist, especially for children. He urged all Catholics to look to Our Blessed Mother, and ...http://365rosaries.blogspot.com/2015/08/pope-saint-pius-x-pope-of-blessed.html
JOHN MILBANK: THE EASTWARD MOVEMENT OF WESTERN THEOLOGY & THEOSIS: THE REASON FOR THE SEASON by Carl E. Olson MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - August 7, 2015 ... members of his family, the Church. Christmas is the celebration of God becoming man, but it is also the proclamation that man is now able to be filled with and to share in God's own Trinitarian life. II. Several years ago I wrote a short article about theosis in which I stated the following: This doctrine of divinization reverberated dramatically within my heart and mind. As an evangelical Protestant I had not questioned the doctrines of the Trinity or the Incarnation, but neither had I really ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/08/john-milbank-eastward-movement-of.html
Be a Sower of Good Seed—Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B) IS MY PHYLACTERY SHOWING? - June 14, 2015 Ezekiel 17:22–24; 2 Corinthians 5:6–10; Mark 4:26–34 When I was in fifth grade, I had a rather unpleasant teacher. She was on any given day harsh for one reason or another. I remember one day in particular when she had had enough from all of us and proceeded to go desk by desk to dress each of us down. When she got to me, she asked, "What do you want to do when you grow up?" At the time, I was still very much identifying with my father, who was a ...http://theocoid.blogspot.com/2015/06/be-sower-of-good-seedeleventh-sunday-in.html
Fontgombault Sermon - Pentecost: We Must Remain on the Teaching of the Lord RORATE CÆLI - May 24, 2015 ... their Master: They went up into an upper room, where they were staying. […] All these were persevering with one mind in prayer with the women, and Mary the Mother of Jesus, and with His brethren. (Acts 1:13-14) On the morning of Pentecost, the unity of the Apostles is emphasized by a redundancy: They were all together in one place. Erant OMNES pariter in EODEM loco . (Acts 2:1) The presence of the Apostles in Jerusalem, their unity, their prayer in one mind, all of these emerge as ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2015/05/fontgombault-sermon-pentecost-we-must.html
May 24 - Homily for Pentecost Sunday FATHER BILL DINGA'S BLOG - May 23, 2015 Today the entire Church celebrates its birth, and commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit with great power on Mary and the Apostles; and into the hearts of all those who would believe because of their preaching and teaching and be baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. On Ascension Thursday (10 days ago) Jesus announced that another Advocate , the Gift of the Father ...http://fatherbill1975.blogspot.com/2015/05/may-24-homily-for-pentecost-sunday.html
The Gift of Courage GETTING TO THE POINT - May 18, 2015 In this week before Pentecost, we are going through the gifts of the Holy Spirit, so as to stir up our desire for God and our openness to all He wants to do in our lives. The gifts of the Spirit are, essentially, given to us by God in baptism so that we are enabled to live the divine life in our human flesh. The second gift is that of fortitude. This can be understood as strength or courage. It is a ...http://frdenis.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-gift-of-courage.html
The Spiritual Path of St Seraphim, What He Meant by What He Said & How Simple Peasants Can Become God-Seers MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - May 1, 2015 ... him over the last decades of his life. Early in this period he sustained a severe beating at the hands of robbers, which left him with a hunchback for the rest of his life. At the trial for these men, who had been captured, Seraphim offered them words of forgiveness. The animals in the forest especially loved Seraphim, and he fed them even as legend says that they fed him, too. Among his animal friends was a bear often depicted with him on one of the icons that commemorate his life. Our annual ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-spiritual-path-of-st-seraphim-what.html