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What We Can Learn From Drug Addicts and Alcoholics

We will be observing Red Ribbon Week in the U.S. in less than a week.  Let it be a sign of our fervent opposition of both drugs and the abuse of otherwise benign substances, as well as our commitment to honoring the law enforcement officials who have risked and given their lives in the fight. 606 more words


Davenant on concupiscence:

The regenerate hate this rebellious concupiscence within themselves, and that from a good will conformed to the Divine. But there is nothing hateful to God and good men, except sin. 471 more words



An eager or vehement desire. Latin ” concupiscere”=to long for (something) < “con”=intensifer + “cupere”=to desire.


Fifty Shades of Overreaction

My news feed (yes, I have one) tells me that Fifty Shades of Grey is about to make a historic splash at the box office. I have every expectation of this… 946 more words

Philosophy And Public Life

A Season of Penance and Ascetical Warfare

St. Agatha

In this timely Catholic Gentleman post, Sam Guzman offers encouragement and seven well thought out suggestions for having a spiritually efficacious Lent.

It’s not just for fundamentalists any more.   65 more words

Month Of The Blessed Trinity

Engaging the Gospel - Matthew 21:28-32

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Gospel – Matthew 21:28-32

Sunday’s Gospel, featuring the parable of the two sons, reveals that we all stand in need of continual conversion. 216 more words