We will be doing a series starting in Holy Week and continuing through Paschaltide entitled Holy Days of Opportunity. This is meant to explore the spiritual benefits and opportunities that we have been given by God in this strange crisis that is upon us. As we consider the wrath of God that has been visited upon us, we must be good sons of our Heavenly Father, who shows us … [Read more...] about Holy Days of Opportunity: What is Mental Prayer?
Whether you are a cradle Catholic learning the Holy Bible or a Protestant convert divesting yourself of your Protestantism, this book on the Scriptures is for you. The only book of its kind from a traditional Catholic perspective, it cuts through the fluff and gets to the heart of the spiritual realities which are fundamental to all discussion on the Holy Bible. It also tells … [Read more...] about Introduction to the Holy Bible for Traditional Catholics Book Info
Why Effeminacy Must be Destroyed As we have discussed in another place, St. Thomas defines effeminacy as a reluctance to suffer due to an attachment to pleasure (II-II q38 a1). Now it must be stressed that effeminacy as a vice is not the same thing as femininity as a perfection given by God to women. Femininity is good, whereas effeminacy is disordered—but this will not be … [Read more...] about Conquer Effeminacy and Be a Man – Five Things
Our Lord Commands us to Suffer in order to follow Him In the Gospel of St Luke, at the moment when “great multitudes” followed Him, our Lord turned to them and said If any man come to me, and hate not his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, yea and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. And whosoever doth not carry his cross and come … [Read more...] about This is the Secret to Christian Happiness
1. Always Flee The Spiritual writers tell us that every deadly sin can be faced and conquered. For every deadly sin, we can cultivate the contrary virtue even while facing circumstances which provoke these sins. For example, to conquer anger, we can seek out the person that annoys us and intentionally speak kindly to them. This holds true for every deadly sin except lust. … [Read more...] about How to Conquer Lust and Pornography – Five Things