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IN AND OUT

I am here, outside the shelter that is supposed to be a home but has done nothing but push me out to the open, at the mercy of the elements. 2,441 more words

FICTION

Advent Reflection: Pray Where You Are

Those brethren who are working at a great distance and cannot get to the oratory at the proper time–the Abbot judging that such is the case–shall perform the Work of God in the place where they are working, bending their knees in reverence before God.

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Contemplative Prayer

OCT. 6: ST. JOSEMARIA. ANNIVERSARY OF CANONIZATION What did the Popes say about St. Josemaria?

OCT. 6: ST. JOSEMARIA. ANNIVERSARY OF CANONIZATION
What did the Popes say about St. Josemaria?

Dear friends, today marks
the anniversary of the canonization of St. 613 more words

Feasts

WHAT IS OPUS DEI? Oct. 2. ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF OPUS DEI (1928).

Oct. 2.
ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF OPUS DEI (1928)

It was on Oct. 2, 1928, Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels, while St. Josemaria, a 26 year-old priest doing his spiritual retreat at the Central House of the Vincentians with five other priests, was deep in prayer, when he received a divine inspiration from God, asking him to found Opus Dei, in order to transmit to the entire world the universal call to holiness: God wants us to be holy, to be saints in carrying out the ordinary activities of our daily life. 965 more words

Videos

Madre desnaturalizada

En días pasados, me llevé una sorpresa al abrir el diario y leer en su primera página y como titular principal: “Cambio en la tendencia histórica en la natalidad”. 1,869 more words

Allgemein

Workin' for the Son of Man

One thing I’ve started doing more since The Slaughtered Bird started accepting my reviews is watching short films.  I’ve found they’re particularly good for when you’ve got a deadline looming and you haven’t got time to watch a proper film.   16 more words

Horror

Mary Magdalene, a heart close to Christ

Throughout the course of the year, the liturgy invites Christians to call to mind some of the people who followed Christ closely. Remembering the saints is an incentive to strengthen our own Christian life, by looking at the men and women who, through their example and intercession, invite the People of God to confront the future with a sure hope. 755 more words

Pope Francis