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“Glory to God in the Highest,” Day 30: Hope for Dark Moments

I recently created a 31-day Advent/Christmas devotional booklet for my church called “Glory to God in the Highest.” I will be posting a devotional from it each day between now and the end of the year. 504 more words

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger – „Biserica – chemare spre comunitate“

Editura Aridia, Blaj, 2005; 152 p.

Micuţa carte pe care o prezint aici confirmă un secret cunoscut de toată lumea: oamenii mari sunt mari chiar şi atunci când fac lucruri umile. 1,051 more words

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Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Papa Benedict al XVI-lea) – „Sarea pământului“

(Creştinismul şi Biserica Catolică la cumpăna dintre milenii – o convorbire cu Peter Seewald)

Editura Sapientia, Iaşi, 2006; 338 p.

Peter Seewald: Câte căi duc spre Dumnezeu? 1,172 more words

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“Glory to God in the Highest,” Day 24: Those with Whom God Is Pleased

I recently created a 31-day Advent/Christmas devotional booklet for my church called “Glory to God in the Highest.” I will be posting a devotional from it each day between now and the end of the year. 501 more words

“Glory to God in the Highest,” Day 8: Gifts of the Magi

I recently created a 31-day Advent/Christmas devotional booklet for my church called “Glory to God in the Highest.” I will be posting a devotional from it each day between now and the end of the year. 296 more words

St. Basil, St. Augustine, and Cardinal Newman's Toast to Conscience and the Pope

Basil knows that love consists in keeping the commandments. for this reason, the spark of love, which has been put into us by the Creator, means this: “We have received interiorly beforehand the capacity and disposition for observing all divine commandments … These are not something imposed from without.” Referring everything back to its simple core, Augustine adds, “We could never judge that one thing is better than another, if a basic understanding of the good had not already been instilled in us.” 349 more words

Saints

On Guilt

[T]he feelings of guilt, the capacity to recognize guilt, belongs essentially to the spiritual make-up of man. […] It is as necessary for man as the physical pain that signifies disturbances of normal body functioning. 57 more words

Pope Benedict XVI