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ICWG Virtues and Spiritual Growth

by Bold Apps March 06, 2018 8 min read

By Francis Fernandez

You will show me the path of life; the fulness of joy in your presence, O Lord. [1147]

Jesus uses different images to teach us that the path that leads to Life, to holiness, consists in the full development of the spiritual life. He speaks of the tiny mustard seed which grows into a great tree

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The Fruits of the Passion

by Scepter Publishers March 05, 2018 5 min read

When the cosmic battle ended, winning everything and for everything, the cross became implanted, without being raised like God or prostrated as man, as the end of all things, as a trophy of victory, carrying within itself a triumph over the enemy.
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Lent, Minnie Mouse Exposed and Other Humiliations

by Bold Apps March 02, 2018 3 min read

By Carissa Douglas

I will still wear my pajama pants when necessary, but they'll serve to remind me of the insight I've been given... And I will also keep a pair of non-Minnie Mouse head pants nearby just in case.

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The Action Of The Holy Spirit

by Bold Apps February 28, 2018 3 min read

St Basil The Great  was one of the most distinguished Doctors of the Church. He was one of ten children, and became a teacher by profession. After giving up teaching he dedicated himself entirely to the service of God. He retiresd to the desert and with St Gregory of Nazianzen he wrote two Rules which were to have a decisive influence in monstastic life in the East. In 364 he was ordained to the priesthood, and in 370 became Bishop of Caesarea.
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ICWG Humility & a Spirit of Service

by Bold Apps February 27, 2018 8 min read

By Francis Fernandez

Without humility and a spirit of service there can be no effectiveness and it is quite impossible to practise charity. Without humility there is no holiness, for Jesus does not want conceited self-centred friends in his service: the instruments of God are always humble.

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In The Wilderness He Will Make A Way

by Bold Apps February 26, 2018 4 min read

By Theresa Thomas

What do I have to offer that is worthwhile for others to read? What words can I write that have not already been penned? Is there anything original left to say? Is it vain to try?

This is what was swirling in my head as I sat uninspired at the desktop computer, trying to come up with some thing that would honor God, reveal some small truth, or encourage someone to find meaning in life, or a way to serve the Lord, in my column.

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The Ladder To Heaven (8 Beatitudes)

by Bold Apps February 21, 2018 9 min read

By St Cromacious of Aquileya

This meeting and gathering of people on market-day offers us the possibility of propsing to you, dear brothers, some words of the Gospel. For the realities of this world are a figure of the spiritual, and the things of the earth are an image of those of Heaven.

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ICWG The Help Of The Gaurdian Angels

by Bold Apps February 20, 2018 7 min read

By Francis Fernandez

Holy angels, our guardians, defend us in our fight so that we do not perish at the final judgement.[924] Let us ask Our Lady, Regina Angelorum, to teach us to get to know our angels, particularly during this Lent.

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Simple Living In Lent

by Bold Apps February 19, 2018 4 min read

By Theresa Thomas

live more naturally. Go to bed earlier and get up earlier, following nature’s cycle of darkness and light. Kreeft says this aids in simplicity because the things people do in the morning are usually simple things

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Lent Is Scary

by Bold Apps February 16, 2018 3 min read

By Carissa Douglas

I admit it. Lent scares me a little. It started when I told a priest that I wasn't sure if I was giving up enough for Lent.

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