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A powerful Friday reflection from St. Elizabeth Hesselblad. As she reflected on her baptism, she wrote: "In an instant the love of God was poured over me. I understood that I could respond to that love only through sacrifice and a love prepared to s ...

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Anton created new blog entry Can You Help Save Civilization? in General 3 weeks ago

Saint John Paul II thinks you can. In his 1991 encyclical, Centesimus Annus, on the hundredth anniversary of Pope Leo XIII's, Rerum novarum, Saint John Paul II wrote: "For an adequate formation of a culture, the involvement of the whole man is requ ...

Anton created new blog entry Confession, Eucharist, and Freedom in General 4 weeks ago

Constance T. Hull writes: "In the Encyclical Letter, Redemptor Hominis, Saint John Paul II discusses the connection between these two great Sacraments of the Church. Both the Holy Eucharist and Penance are linked to the mystery of Jesus Christ. Saint ...

Anton created new blog entry A Demon That Targets The Family in General 4 weeks ago

As we approach the end of October and turn our thoughts to the rememberence of All Saints and All Souls it is good to be reminded of the reality of evil. Last year Fr. Cesar Truqui of the diocese of Rome warned that everything that is harming the ...

On this the rememberence of the North American Martyrs I'm reminded of St. Isaac Jogues' love for silence and the sacred: "Let us love silence till the world is made to die in our hearts. Let us always remember death, and in this thought draw near t ...

Anton created new blog entry The Short To Holiness in General 1 month ago

We often make things overly complicated. The "Apostle of Rome", St. Philip Neri can help bring us back to essentials with his short maxims.  To combat the devil St. Philip urges --  “at communion we ought to ask for the remedy of the vice t ...

Anton created new blog entry Holy Priests Holy Families in General 1 month ago

Mother Teresa was invited to Rome to attend the October 1980 Synod of Bishops. Writing to her spiritual director, Father van der Peet, she says, "I had to speak -- and I asked the Holy Father to give us holy priests if he wants families to be holy. M ...

Anton created new blog entry Eucharist and Sacrifice in General 2 months ago

Sam Guzman in his talk entitled, "The Weapon of Thanksgiving: Living Eucharistically in Everyday Life",  reminds us of the practical ways a Eucharistic life co-joined with sacrifice instills in us joy and the desire to praise God in thanksgiving ...

Anton created new blog entry The Four Ends of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in General 2 months ago

The four ends of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass — adoration, thanksgiving, reparation, and petition — provide us with a wonderful schema for an encounter with God in the Divine Liturgy and a blueprint for successful relationships between us all. Thr ...

Anton updated blog entry Rediscover Ember Days in General 2 months ago

Here is a great reminder of the humble practice of prayer and fasting in what was once called the Ember Days. "Fasting, according to St Thomas Aquinas, has three purposes: to rein in carnal desires, to elucidate contemplation and to “satisfy for sin ...

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Formed in Beauty Conference and Gala

On November 4, the Catholic Art Guild will host its second...

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