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“Is anything too marvelous for the Lord?” (Genesis 18:14)
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When your heart is like Our Lord’s, you will be perfectly happy.
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You were not meant to live the faith alone.
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Let all corners of the earth be glad, knowing an end to gloom and darkness
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“What is impossible with men is possible with God.”
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The giving of our worldly good teaches us to value higher the spiritual goods we need in order to attain happiness in Heaven.
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As St. Thérèse of Lisieux was fond of saying, “everything is grace”
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When our will is one with God’s, true happiness will follow
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Death comes to us all, but if we repent and seek to be saved, we can hope to be happy in Heaven
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Pray for the end of abortion and the conversion of hearts.
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I’m thankful that we have priests who prefigure the joy of the Resurrection through their gift of themselves to God alone, for the sake of the Church.
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While we did not make it into the chapel where he’s buried, Bl. Solanus Casey is interceding for us, and we are already blessed.
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We must simply, humbly, and lovingly do the tasks to which God has called us.
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A daily, hourly, renewed intention to form a grateful heart will go a long way.
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“Since God himself is now near us, we can know him. He shows us his Face and enters our world.” —Pope Benedict XVI
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The things that my children see and read at a young age will shape their minds for their whole lives.
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Praise him for you are wonderfully made.
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In hope, I entrust with the Church the salvation of my children to the mercy of God.
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“The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.” (Job 1:21)
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Spiritual Friendship involves sharing each other’s joys and sorrows, loving each other genuinely in Christ and helping each other become holier so that these friendships can last into eternity.
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It is time for mothers to embrace the joy that comes with the generous love of the Cross.
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I have been given so much that I feel quite petty to even worry about house size when the poor are still with us.
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Young Traditional Catholics Do Not Want to Reverse Liturgical Reform But Move Forward
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We were not meant to lose ourselves to our electronic devices.
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Here is a short list of novels, many of them from the Good Books List, that I personally recommend and that have stood the test of time.
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“Pray for priests, so that each and every one of them will repeatedly say yes to the call he has received, remain constant in preaching the Gospel message, and be faithful forever as the companion of our Lord Jesus Christ.” —Pope St. John Paul II
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It’s nice to see that I’m not alone in my dissatisfaction with the loss of the traditions, or in my discovery of the good and beautiful of times past.
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Bodily mortifications do not always make sense to moderns, but I think that I am starting to understand the message of reparation of Fatima.
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God wants us to know and study truth.
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The use of the altar rail is coming back.
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When a couple follows God’s plan for marriage, they actively pursue virtue, seeking to grow in their love beyond the first attractions of youth.
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One day the deep joy of Easter will be full, fuller than we every imagined. Alleluia!
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We need this time of repentance, this time of meditation, to increase our love and devotion, so that we can have more fully the joy of Easter and the hope of Heaven.
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Here are some of our old favorites from over the years and new ones that have surprised us as delicious and perfect for Lent.
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Take it to prayer, discern how God is calling you to pray, and join Our Lord in the desert this Lent.
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Illegal immigration and families separated are both huge problems, but they need to be solved in a way that brings about the common good.
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“Public authorities should see to it that the natural right is respected that places a guest under the protection of those who receive him.” (CCC 2241)
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After six weeks of savoring the Christ Child, I am ready to take on the coming Lent and persevere through the rest of winter.
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Christ has given us a gift in the Church. His love is greater than our sins.
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Going to college at Franciscan University was like going on a four-year retreat with all the hard work of earning a college degree thrown in.
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Advent has been a long preparing for the Infant King and the joy of Christmas. This joy is the knowledge of a promise fulfilled and our hope for the promise of Heaven yet to be fulfilled.
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This past Saturday we took a day trip with our four young children to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin in order to attend a Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Raymond Cardinal Burke.
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A zeal for the law and tradition is only rigid when it lacks charity and trust in the Holy Spirit, and it is charity and trust that will keep traditionalists from the coldness of rigidity.
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Now is the time to thank God for how he has drawn us closer to him, and ask again for him to help us draw closer still.
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Learning to forbear is learning to be merciful.
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I want my children to grow up knowing that a life of sanctity is the only life worth pursuing, that we are not promised happiness in this life, and that we can have the joy of Christ’s love no matter what it going on in the world around us.
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Pro-life legislation is important, but much more needs to be done to make abortion unthinkable.
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St. Zélie Martin, the mother of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, lost three children as infants and one at the age of five. “Life is short, and full of misery,” she wrote later. “We'll see them again in Heaven.”
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Our Lord will free you from temptations to ‘acedia’ if you actively fight against them and seek His aid through daily prayer, frequent Mass attendance, and regular Confession.
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Mother Teresa and St. Thérèse both touched many souls and became holy by focusing on doing little things with love.
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Susanna Spencer has a masters in theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. She is a writer and the theological editor for Blessed is She, and writes on her own blog Living With Lady Philosophy. She is a homeschooling mother of four and lives with her family in St. Paul, Minnesota.