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Beauty and Tradition in the “Church of the Poor” from Abbot Nicholas and Ben Mann

Beauty and Tradition in the “Church of the Poor” from Abbot Nicholas and Ben Mann

Abbot Nicholas and Ben Mann from Holy Resurrection Monastery have written a very good essay about poverty, beauty, and tradition. We highly recommend it. Beauty and Tradition in the “Church of the Poor” April 27, 2015 It would be a mistake to identify Pope Francis with a stripped-down, secularized style of worship – and a still-greater mistake, to see Christian […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Catechesis, monks, Traditions
Pope: Mary and Joseph exemplify mission, vocation of family life

Pope: Mary and Joseph exemplify mission, vocation of family life

Pope: Mary and Joseph exemplify mission, vocation of family life by Elise Harris Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 05:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis spoke today about Jesus’ choice to be born into a family, saying that it shows the importance of the vocation, which Mary and Joseph epitomized through their everyday holiness. “We can learn so much from […]

Little acts of love, kindness and faith add up to holiness, pope says

From Pope Francis: All Christians are called to holiness and to take even little steps each day to be more loving and more Christ-like, Pope Francis said. “Some think that holiness is closing your eyes and making the face of a plastic statue, but that’s not holiness,” the pope said Nov. 19 at his weekly general audience. Holiness is something […]

St. John Chrysostom and Pope Francis: What they have in common

St. John Chrysostom and Pope Francis: What they have in common

Being an Eastern Catholic, I live in two worlds. For  many of my fellow Eastern Catholics and I, these two worlds live side by side while blending harmoniously together (most of the time) and are exactly as things should be. We believe we are the bridge that unites the Church, East and West, Catholic and Orthodox, where common ground can […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 4 comments · Saints
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