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WDTPRS – 22nd Ordinary Sunday: Armies of angels, heavenly hosts

The Collect for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time.  See also the 6th Sunday after Pentecost. COLLECT – (2002MR): Deus virtutum, cuius est totum quod est optimum, insere pectoribus nostris tui nominis amorem, et praesta, ut in nobis, religionis augmento, … Continue reading

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Catholic Channel on Sirius, criterion for sainthood path called “heroic values” not “virtues”

This is from a comment under a post about the new “path” to beatification. I try to be gracious, really. But sometimes things are too funny not to be shared. I was listening to the Catholic Channel on Sirius today, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time: When “values” replace “virtues”

Let’s look at the Collect for the upcoming 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time: Deus, qui fidelium mentes unius efficis voluntatis, da populis tuis id amare quod praecipis, id desiderare quod promittis, ut, inter mundanas varietates, ibi nostra fixa sint corda, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time – When “virtues” are replaced by “values”.

Let’s look at the Collect for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time: Deus, qui fidelium mentes unius efficis voluntatis, da populis tuis id amare quod praecipis, id desiderare quod promittis, ut, inter mundanas varietates, ibi nostra fixa sint corda, ubi … Continue reading

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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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