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25 May 2011
Having issues with your children on what to wear to Mass?...read more
19 May 2011
From the YouTube page: “My girlfriend Ginny gets taken to the movie theater to see “Fast Five”. After a preview for the Hangover 2, a trailer for a movie comes on. A trailer I made of her father and I where I ask her father for her hand in marriage. After he gives me permission, I race off to the theater she is at to ask her to marry me. What she doesn’t know is our family and friends are in the theater with her watching the whole thing, along with about 100 strangers!”...read more
19 May 2011
Do We REALLY Need to Meditate? What is the Difference Between a Life WITH Meditation and a Life WITHOUT Meditation?
We will meditate today: First, upon the excellence of the interior life; and, in order that we may understand it, we will compare it with the exterior life, which is the life of the world. Second, we shall see that it raises the Christian to the height of the divine life in Jesus Christ. We will then make the resolution: first, to avoid all that dissipates us, or to which we have an attachment, such as certain kinds of society and certain conversations; second, to enter into the spirit of Christ by often asking ourselves: Is it thus that Jesus Christ would speak or act? Is this the spirit or the intention which would direct His words or His acts? Our spiritual nosegay shall be the words of St. John: “God Hath sent His only begotten Son into the world that we may live by Him.” (1 John 4:9)...read more
18 May 2011
May Our Lady protect him and draw him back to his Faith....read more
18 May 2011
After having learned from the example set us by the Savior, in what the interior life consists, we shall see that this life is: First, a duty of reason; second, a duty of faith. We will then make the resolution: First, to avoid all which tends to dissipation of thought, and to recall the presence of God to ourselves, from time to time, by a moment of recollection and of reflection; second, to mingle with our different occupations the frequent use of ejaculatory prayers, and, above all, the practice of offering to God every one of our actions. Our spiritual nosegay shall be the words of Jacob: “Indeed the Lord is here and I knew it not.” (Gen. 28:16)...read more