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Quote of the Day: November 29, 2016

“Look with mercy on these follies, Lord, and deliver us who now call upon you. Deliver also those who do not yet as pray, that they may call upon you and you may set them free.” – St. Augustine, Confessions Advertisements

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Advent Week #1: Preparing for the Coming of the Messiah

Around this time approximately 2,000 years ago, a young, and probably very beautiful, maiden named Mary was thinking about the miracle that was inside of her. What would he be like? Will he be healthy? Will he look like me? … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: November 24, 2016

“True devotion, Philothea, presupposes, not a partial, but a thorough love of God.” – St. Francis de Sales, An Introduction to the Devout Life

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Quote of the Day: November 23, 2016

  “Bless the Lord, O my soul,     and do not forget all his benefits— who forgives all your iniquity,     who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the Pit,     who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: November 22, 2016

“And all with pearl and ruby glowing Was the fair palace door, Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing, And sparkling ever more, A troop of Echoes, whose sweet duty Was but to sing, In voices of surpassing beauty, The wit … Continue reading

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The Prayerbook of the Church: A Musing on the Psalms

There is no literature in the Bible that portrays such an overwhelming longing for God other than the Psalms. They are prayers, and we should use them as such! When we long for God and raise our minds and hearts … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: November 20, 2016

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.” – St. Augustine

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