Category Archives: Catholic Spirituality

Various devotions and types of spirituality, prayer, attitudes, etc.

Love and Discipline

Well! I’ve not really been here much! This year, my patron for the year is St Therese of Lisieux! My Little Flower! I kicked off the new year by using some iTunes gift cards to purchase the audiobook, “A Story … Continue reading

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St Therese and the Month of the Holy Rosary

Today we celebrate the Memorial of St Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower and we also begin the Month of the Holy Rosary. TheBoy made some “lapbooks” today.  One about St Therese and one for the Joyful Mysteries of the … Continue reading

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Paragraph 1601 (part 3)

A while ago, I started a series of posts on paragraph 1601 in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, but I didn’t get far.  I thought I would try to finish it out. “The matrimonial covenant, by which a man … Continue reading

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MAGNIFICAT IPHONE APP!

I just now downloaded the app!!!!! WhooHoo!!!!!!!!!!! Now, go get it!

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Predominant Fault

Catholic Spiritual Direction has a great post and “self-test” about discovering our predominant fault.  Identifying our root sin (or predominant fault) is key to growing spiritually, but it isn’t always easy or obvious.  Father Bartunek explains the whys and hows well. … Continue reading

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Seeking Spiritual Direction…???

…Last night I heard a presentation on spiritual direction. At the end of the evening, I felt more frustrated than ever. I had more questions than ever. +What is spiritual direction, really? +What can one expect from it? +Is it … Continue reading

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The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer

One of the books I ordered on Monday arrived yesterday.  The book is:  The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer. It really looks like it is going to be a good book and a great tool for mental … Continue reading

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That’s Not a Sacrifice… Or is it?

An innocent comment I heard a couple of weeks ago has nearly possessed my brain since I heard it.  I must admit I was quite surprised to hear it at all, as it seemed so harsh and critical and unnecessary, … Continue reading

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Simon and the Cross

Bear one another’s burdens  and so fulfill the law of Christ. Gal. 6:2   A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, The father of Alexander and Rufus, and they forced him to carry the cross. Mark 15:21     I‘ve been … Continue reading

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Sober Intoxication

I got a new book today… well, new for me.  It’s about 3 years old.  I missed its release and had no idea it even existed!   The book is written by papal preacher, Dominican Father Raniero Cantalamessa and published … Continue reading

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