Monthly Archives: November 2013

Catholic Spirituality Blogs – 2013 Frankie Award

Catholic Spirituality Blogs Network has postings from twenty bloggers, follow this link to Catholic Spirituality Blogs — 2013 Frankie Award and vote for your favorite.   I have read all twenty.  Hope you find them as enjoyable as I did.

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Live the Faith

Faith is more than a personal relationship with God; faith is a personal relationship with God and His people. Jesus preached a faith where “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, … Continue reading

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Out of Evil God Brings Forth Good

A portion of life, to a greater or lesser extent, consists of stress and discomfort, misery and disappointment.  Some argue and posit that the present of these, which they construe as evils, within our life proves there is no God. … Continue reading

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In Silence

To pray in silence is one of my favorite forms of prayer.   Silently, I place myself in the presence of Lord.  I may sit or knell.  Typically, my eyes are closed, so as not to be distracted. In stillness, I … Continue reading

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Cultural Pork

Sometimes an event will linger with me throughout the day, into the next.  Yesterday, I had such an event.  It was the Old Testament reading at mass, 2 Maccabees. The passage was about a prominent scribe, Eleazar, who Syrians agents … Continue reading

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To Prophetic Redux

The pattern of the prophetic messages of the Old Testament was: covenant has been broken, better repent; no repentance, prepare for judgment; and, after judgment, restoration and hope.   Culturally, are we in this cycle?  If we are, where are we … Continue reading

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To Family Life

The activities of family life can be overwhelming.   Man was created not to be overwhelmed by family life, but to be overwhelmed by God’s love and to embrace family life in union with God. God instituted the family as a … Continue reading

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