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Practice makes perfect

This can be applied in some ways to the spiritual life.
The acquisition of virtues is a long, arduous process.  But once one has the habits which are virtues, they can appear to be easy.
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God loveth a cheerful giver.

Hoc autem qui parce seminat parce et metet et qui seminat in benedictionibus de benedictionibus et metet.  Unusquisque prout destinavit corde suo non ex tristitia aut ex necessitate hilarem enim datorem diligit Deus.  2 Cor 9:6-7.
I saw this video on … Continue reading

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HELP! Fr. Z needs some sports equivalents

I am comparing the forthcoming Instruction Universae Ecclesiae to a baseball no-hitter, rather than a perfect game.
What would be the equivalents for perfect game and no-hitter in other sports?
I am especially interested in analogous accomplishments in cricket and in soccer/football … Continue reading

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Fr. Z on John Allen on “Top Nine Reasons why Baseball is to Sports what Catholicism is to Religion.”

My friend the nearly ubiquitous John L. Allen, Jr., sadly still writing for the ultra-liberal dissenting National Catholic Reporter has a in his Friday saddle-bag a piece about the sport God loves which I must share with the readership here. … Continue reading

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We arise from death to new life: OPENING DAY

Yes, folks, it is once again the season of the sport God loves best: baseball.
Today, the forces of darkness are taking it on the chin.
Over at SERVIAM we find an apt haiku in honor of such an important event as … Continue reading

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