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Fasting and Abstinence in the Christian Life

In Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Food, God, Holidays, Law, Philippines, Prayer, Spirituality on February 12, 2013 at 21:00

When we pray, we must do so with our bodies as well as our souls, making our bodies “a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God”… Read the rest of this entry »

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The Meaning of Fasting and Abstinence

In Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Faith, Food, God, Holidays, Jesus, Liturgy, Prayer, Religion, Sacraments, Spirituality, Tradition on February 6, 2012 at 21:52

We deny ourselves food that we may be filled with the Bread of Life; so that, being hungry, we may be filled with good things…

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We believe in… the Communion of Saints

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Prayer, Protestantism, Religion, Sacraments, Saints, Spirituality, Theology on November 1, 2011 at 22:07

“Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions” (Colossians 1:24) Read the rest of this entry »

The Resurrection and the modern world

In Atheism, Catholicism, Christianity, Culture, Ethics, Faith, God, Holidays, Jesus, Philosophy, Religion, Salvation, Science, Society, Spirituality, Theology, Values on April 24, 2011 at 23:06

With groans too deep for words, all creation declares that the world is being made newRead the rest of this entry »

The contemporary-ness of Easter

In Atheism, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Culture, Environment, Faith, God, Holidays, Jesus, Religion, Science, Spirituality on April 5, 2010 at 09:48

With groans too deep for words, all creation declares that the world is being made new Read the rest of this entry »

Fasting and abstinence during Lent (re-posted)

In Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, Food, God, Holidays, Liturgy, Religion, Sacraments, Spirituality, Theology on February 16, 2010 at 08:15

We deny ourselves food that we may be filled with the Bread of Life; so that, being hungry, we may be filled with good things… Read the rest of this entry »

Rejoicing in the Incarnation

In Catholicism, Christianity, Faith, God, History, Holidays, Jesus, Religion on December 29, 2009 at 11:15

Can we even imagine the enormity of what happened 2,000 years ago? Read the rest of this entry »

What is the communion of saints?

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Holidays, Jesus, Orthodoxy, Prayer, Protestantism, Quotes, Religion, Sacraments, Saints, Salvation, Spirituality on November 3, 2009 at 07:54

The holiness of any one of us benefits all, and the sin of any one harms all, for we are joined to one another, as we are all joined to Christ…

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We remember Constantinople

In Asia, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservatism, Europe, History, Holidays, Islam, Medieval, Protestantism, Religion, War on May 30, 2009 at 06:23

Its fall solidified the chain of events that would destroy Christendom… Read the rest of this entry »

The Resurrection and modern disbelief

In Atheism, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Philosophy, Religion, Science, Society, Spirituality, Theology, Values on April 13, 2009 at 05:22

With groans too deep for words, all creation declares that the world is being made new Read the rest of this entry »

Fasting and abstinence on Good Friday

In Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Faith, Food, God, Holidays, Jesus, Law, Prayer, Religion, Spirituality on April 10, 2009 at 11:19

The staggering fact that the Lord Himself died for us calls forth, by grace, a worshipful response… Read the rest of this entry »

In criticism of Earth Hour

In Birth Control, Distributism, Economy, Environment, Ethics, Holidays, Manila, Philippines, Philosophy, Population, Science, Society, Values on March 29, 2009 at 03:27

…For it diverts attention from the real cause of environmental problems: capitalist consumption… Read the rest of this entry »

Reminders for Lent: Fasting and Abstinence

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Ethics, Faith, Food, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Law, Liturgy, Prayer, Religion, Sacraments, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology, Thomism, Values on February 24, 2009 at 07:48

We deny ourselves food that we may be filled with the Bread of Life; so that, being hungry, we may be filled with good things… Read the rest of this entry »

Reminders for Lent: Mortification

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Ethics, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Life, Liturgy, Prayer, Religion, Sacraments, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology, Thomism, Values on February 23, 2009 at 03:46

As soldiers drill at peacetime to be ready to fight when war comes, so we discipline ourselves to be ready to obey God’s  commands… Read the rest of this entry »

Reminders for Lent: Prayer

In Bible, Catholicism, Christianity, Ethics, Faith, God, Grace, Holidays, Prayer, Religion, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology on February 22, 2009 at 06:34

Prayer is the essence of the Christian life distilled into discrete moments, as a  friendship is crystallized into an embrace… Read the rest of this entry »