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A lust for lust

By Tom Quiner

“If there was ever a man who could be said to have adored sex, it was Augustine.”

This quote comes to us from the always quotable Archbishop Fulton Sheen.

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Monday of Holy Week: A Hymn of St Ambrose

Iam surgit hora tertia

Now dawns the third hour of the day,
the hour when Christ mounted the cros;
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Be filled with the Spirit: Ephesians 5:11-20

....do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with all your heart, always and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father… 1,112 more words

St. Ambrose – Bk 5 – Chapter 11

We must refer the fact that Christ is said to speak nothing of Himself, to His human nature. After explaining how it is right to say that He hears and sees the Father as being God, He shows conclusively, by a large number of proofs, that the Son of God is not a creature. 985 more words


Bread, Shoes, Rugs, and the Mass: What did the Bishop just say?

Purification and Enlightenment.  That’s what the season of Lent is called within the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), and that’s something we’re all called to be doing.  945 more words



Sorry this post is so late! My family came into town (read this post for the details), then I had midterms week (aka worst week ever), and then I’ve been in Greece for spring break (more on that later this week). 880 more words

O Jesu, Lord of Light and Grace

Here is the version of this hymn as it appears in the 1867 version of Hymns Ancient and Modern:

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Hymns By The Greats