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FOSTER THE HOPE OF BEING A SAINT.

FOSTER THE HOPE OF BEING A SAINT

Dear brethren in Christ, below you have a quote from St. Josemaria which would help all of us in our struggle to respond to God’s call to holiness. 440 more words

God

When the Sacred is Gone

Without the sacred, man lives
in a depersonalized world:
a world where all is permitted,
and where nothing
has absolute value.
–Roger Scruton

Secularism

Sanctity

Sacredness… sanctity… what is it, where is it, how does it work… practically speaking?

Occasionally, not because this is the way the brain works, but because of the way it makes my mind feel, I wonder if there is a special part of the brain that processes sacredness.  777 more words

Reflections

Do not let your lack of attention rob the world of much-needed sanctification...

Isaiah 55:6-9 Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake their way, and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. 237 more words

Mercy

Ellul, From Sanctuary to Sanctity

The month of Ellul is often presented as an acronym, usually as

 אֲנִי לְדוֹדִי וְדוֹדִי לִי

a verse in Song of Songs… 302 more words

Joseph, exemplar opificum, ora pro nobis!

Happy Labor Day! May St. Joseph the Worker help us to sanctify our work in truth and charity, and to love humble hiddenness in work; may he teach us its true value in the eyes of God, and strengthen us to persevere in the particular work which God has allotted to us, be it at a desk, in the back room of an auto shop, or in a messy kitchen. 118 more words

Prayer

Easily Confused Words: Sanctimonious vs. Sanctity

Sanctimonious and sanctity are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary, but are possibly spelled wrong. 197 more words

Easily Confused Words