Tagged: Spiritual Life

Milk, Honey, Beauty

In a post that emphasizes the beauty and fullness of the ancient Paschal traditions, Vultus Christi expounds on these practices and their meaning for both monastic and laypeople, neophytes and veterans. Days of Milk...

Good and Evil

We often think of how blessed we are to have the modern conveniences that we enjoy every day: electricity brings light at the flip of a switch, washing machines and dishwashers nearly eliminate what...

Unwanted Items, Necessary Info

Continuing on our Lenten journey, Finer Femininity has a wonderful excerpt from Maria Von Trapp’s “Around the Year With the Trapp Family” in a post entitled Laetare Sunday to Palm Sunday – Maria Von...

Proper Training Leads to Admiration

The responsibility of Catholic parents cannot be overstated. All too often, we allow things to become unnecessarily obscured by the minutiae of daily life; things which, when isolated, are actually quite simple and clear....

Hopelessness, Suffering, Prayer

The accelerating and unrelenting parade of gadgets and technology with which the world is obsessed are most assuredly the biggest distraction mankind has ever seen. As the excerpt presented in Science and Hopelessness on...

Dust and Ashes

Ash Wednesday is upon us, bringing with it the Lenten season. Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals shares an excellent dissertation, Ash Wednesday, by Rev. James Luke Meagher, expounding upon the traditional significance and...

False Martyrs

The horrible murder of Father Jacques Hamel at the hands of two Mohammedans last summer sent a shock through Europe and the Catholic world at large. Martyrdom or Chastisement? at Sodalitium Pianum explains why...

Ponder the Sorrows

“Toleration,” according to the Catholic Encyclopedia “in general signifies patient forbearance in the presence of an evil which one is unable or unwilling to prevent.”  Sean Fitzpatrick’s article from Catholic Exchange, St. John Bosco and the Danger...

Death Shall be No More

John Horvat II makes some sobering observations in his article, The Earthquake That Destroyed More Than the Basilica of St. Benedict from Return to Order.  “Over the last fifty years, the Benedictine order has...