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Thoughts for July 6 (St Maria Goretti) from Fr Willie Doyle

As a boy He gave me something of the kind, so that a passing glance at an immodest picture used to make me shudder; and until I began my theology at 31 I was quite ignorant of most sexual matters.

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Quote of the Day

Today in mass the priest discussed the virtue humility. According to Google definition humility means a modest or low view of one’s own importance; humbleness. Though my priest talked about how he didn’t really like that interpretation of it and shared a different definition he had previously come a crossed in book. 65 more words

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Thoughts for July 4 from Fr Willie Doyle

Today is the memorial of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. Amongst other things, Blessed Pier Giorgio was renowned, as a very young man, for his heroic charity towards the poor of Turin. 573 more words

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DEVOTION TO A CAUSE

Over the past couple of months we have witnessed some landmark rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court. From the Affordable Care Act to marriage equality to lethal injection as a legal method of execution, people around the country celebrated the fruition of causes they are devoted to—causes that often divide our nation along religious or political lines. 764 more words

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The Theological #Virtues

The theological virtues are faith, hope and love.  In recent years there have been three encyclicals written on the subject of these three theological virtues.  First, there is the encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI on love entitled… 118 more words

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SHORT STORY: NOT EQUAL BUT NEWTON'S DOUBLE OPPOSITE REACTION

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By Kamlesh Tripathi

40 years back

 

It was a gorgeous Friday morning when we came out of the university campus—bunking classes; and were in a great hurry to the board the beast that you see above—the absurd ‘tempo’ nicknamed ‘Suwar’ (pig) as it could poke its nose, anywhere and everywhere on a busy road. 473 more words

Spiritual

Autonomy

Autonomy: (n) freedom from external control or influence; independence

The trouble with what I think is that it comes from my thoughts.

Very limited.

So over the years, I have pondered the difference between… 346 more words

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