A strong faith must endure tests. A living faith must always grow. Our faith in...– Pope Benedict XVI (via fathershane)
Your desire is your prayer.– St. Augustine (Discourses on the Psalms 37,14)
works of Mercy scripture meditation. →
What’s the point of this story for us? The kind of life we choose to live now and the moral choices we make will have consequences that determine our future – for better or for worse. Separation is an inevitable consequence of judgement. The Day of Judgement will reveal who had true faith in God and who lived according to God’s command to love him first above all else and to love...
Help yourself during this troubled period by reading holy books. This reading...– St. Pio of Pietrelcina
Anyone who seeks truth seeks God, whether or not he realizes it.– St. Edith Stein (via v-niceee)
There are very few people who realize what God would make of them if they...– St Ignatius of Loyola (via catholic-inspiration)
We too are called to withdraw at certain intervals into deeper silence and...– Blessed Mother Teresa
As Lent approaches...
Fast From-Feast On Fast from judging others; Feast on the Christ dwelling in them. Fast from emphasis on differences; Feast on the unity of life. Fast from apparent darkness; Feast on the reality of light. Fast from thoughts of illness; Feast on the healing power of God. Fast from words that pollute; Feast on phrases that purify. Fast from discontent; Feast on gratitude. Fast from anger; Feast on...
All my hope rests only in your exceeding mercy, O Lord,– St. Augustine (Letters 263,4)
Nothing is more practical than finding God, than falling in love in a quite...– Pedro Arrupe, SJ (via klarita)
We must be inspired by a holy restlessness: restlessness to bring to everyone...– Pope Benedict XVI This is wonderful (via thefullnessofthefaith)
The Eucharist should be the heart of every vocational journey: it is here that...– Pope Benedict XVI (2012 World Day of Vocations message, just released)
How the White House's 98% Contraception Figure for... →
education. resources. knowledge. good read.
The measure of love is love without measure.– St. Francis de Sales (via youthcatechism)
Don’t give in to discouragement…If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride...– - Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (via andawayawaysheflew)
obama declares war on the catholic church: an... →
And, what’s the problem? Well, Catholics consider paying for those things sinful. So they are flaming mad at Obama. And Catholic priests have been reading a letter to almost all Catholics at church promising that the Church “cannot–and will not–obey this unjust law.” This is pretty much unprecedented. […] Why is this a big deal though? This is a minority issue,...
"The Church has seen tyrants come and go. And, Mr.... →
iam3rd: bethmeetsworld: badwolfcomplex: So says a couple of secular journalists in Business Insider article with the greatest title ever: Time to Admit it: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control. Here’s a taste: Painting the Catholic Church as “out of touch” is like shooting fish in a barrel, what with the funny hats and gilded churches. And nothing makes it easier than the...
Obama & the No Child Left Behind Policy →
very interesting. i’m glad to see that there is some change happening and that the general public is starting to realize that this policy is flawed. no more teaching to the test! teach to learn and to develop critical thinkers!
When you have received Him, stir up your heart to do Him homage; speak to Him...– - St. Francis de Sales (via v-niceee)
May the God of peace make you perfect and holy; and may you all be kept safe and...– 1 Thessalonians 5:23
Why Arts Education is Crucial →
theoneswelove: “Art does not solve problems, but makes us aware of their existence,” sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has said. Arts education, on the other hand, does solve problems. Years of research show that it’s closely linked to almost everything that we as a nation say we want for our children and demand from our schools: academic achievement, social and emotional development, civic...
theoneswelove: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490637/ “Follow filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and his circle of friends as they dumpster dive in the back alleys and gated garbage receptacles of L.A.’s supermarkets. In the process they uncover thousands of dollars worth of good food and an ugly truth about waste in America: grocery stores know they are wasting and most refuse to do anything about it.” ...