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This Week in Liturgy: Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr (23).

Spring Cleaning

Ongoing routine spring cleaning (part two) of the blog continues.

A.I.M. ANALYSIS. INKLINGS. METACOMMENTARY.

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Sister Gabriella Yi, O.P.

We are not just material beings, but spiritual persons with a need for meaning, purpose, and fulfillment that transcends the visible confines of this world. This longing for transcendence is a longing for truth, goodness, and beauty. Truth, goodness, and beauty are called the transcendentals of being, because they are aspects of being. Everything in existence has these transcendentals to some extent. God, of course, as the source of all truth, goodness, and beauty, has these transcendentals to an infinite degree. Oftentimes, he draws us to himself primarily through one of these transcendentals. St. Augustine, who was drawn to beauty in all its creaturely forms, found the ultimate beauty he was seeking in God, his creator, the beauty “ever ancient, ever new.”—Sister Gabriella Yi, O.P.

CCC1700. The dignity of the human person is rooted in his creation in the image and likeness of God; it is fulfilled in his vocation to divine beatitude. It is essential to a human being freely to direct himself to this fulfillment. By his deliberate actions, the human person does, or does not, conform to the good promised by God and attested by moral conscience. Human beings make their own contribution to their interior growth; they make their whole sentient and spiritual lives into means of this growth. With the help of grace they grow in virtue, avoid sin, and if they sin they entrust themselves as did the prodigal son to the mercy of our Father in heaven. In this way they attain to the perfection of charity.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Huge turn out for March for Life 2013

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500,000+ pro-life marchers - and the mainstream media are silent.

UPDATE: Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI tweets the following:


Some pics from the March shared via Twitter:









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