Saint Thomas

Because thou has seen Me, Thomas, thou has believed. Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed, alleluia.


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Grant us, we beseech Thee, O Lord, to glory in the solemn festival of Thy blessed Apostle Thomas; may his patronage ever help us, and may we at all times imitate his faith with suitable devotion.
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A modern day Martin Luther?

Have you ever thought what a contemporary Martin Luther would criticize?

Well, after a great of thought … consider this
How would Tetzel (writing for Leo X) respond?

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How to do lectio divina

My friends at St Louis Abbey posted this cheat-cheat on doing lectio divina encouraging us to dig deeply into this very necessary form of prayer. All good things are derived from the daily practice of lectio divina. As the monks will tell you, lectio is not only for monks but for the entire Church.

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Lectio divina is a way of getting in touch daily in a personal

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Saint Anselm on the Divine Will

For these three persons do not have will or power according to their relationships but rather according to the fact that each single person is God.

Saint Anselm of Canterbury, Letter 129

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Progress in John Paul’s beatification process

JPII in prayer.jpgYesterday morning [June 30] there was help at the Congregation
for Causes of Saints
the second meeting of the theological consultors tasked to
examine the “Positio,” that is the documents and testimonies of the
cause for beatification of John Paul II. In the first meeting, about
which Il Giornale has spoken, was held on 13 May. But it

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John Paul II speaking of Communion and Liberation

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On 31 March 197 Pope John Paul II said of Communion and
Liberation
: “I like this name very much.” Here’s his explanation:

So you too,
young people, beloved young people, have shown, in the very name chosen to
describe your movement “Communion and Liberation” (I must say that I
like this name very much, I

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About the author

Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.
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