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The Praying Mind Seeks Union with the Heart

St Ignatius Brianchaninov Glory to God! From The Field, cultivating salvation The doors of my senses have closed. My tongue is silent; my eyes are closed; my ears hear nothing that is outside me. The mind that is clothed in … Continue reading

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Little by Little

Change Comes Little By Little “We often become frustrated with ourselves, wanting to change bad behavior, but seemingly incapable of making the changes we desire. Each week we confess the same sins over and over. We know the priest has … Continue reading

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Lord have Mercy!

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Exaltation of the Cross (Sep 27) St. John of Shanghai Before The Time of Christ, the cross was an instrument of punishment; it evoked fear and aversion. But after Christ’s death on the Cross it became the instrument and … Continue reading

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“She was alone conversing with the Alone”

Born of the Virgin Mother of God, the Creator and Lord of all shared our human nature, for he had a real body and soul even though he had no part in our misdeeds. He committed no sin, says Scripture, … Continue reading

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Which way do you wish to be?

The Beginning of Evils by St. Ignatius of Antioch They abstain from the Eucharist and from prayer, because they confess not the Eucharist to be the flesh of our Savior Jesus Christ, which suffered for our sins, and which the … Continue reading

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