The world tries to tame Francis, to reduce him to the patron saint of birdbaths,...– Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR (via santosubito) I’m very disappointed that we weren’t taught much about St. Francis the radical in Catholic school… (via agentsama) Why would they, when schools function to train children to go to college, get a job, and be “successful” according to American...
Greatest gift on earth?
talitha—koum: ourladyg: THE EUCHARIST. AMEN to that!
When teachers give you an assignment and say:...
Fitting, based on the fact within the next 60 seconds Anakin has his legs and arm chopped off… :P
Ten tips from Pope John XXIII about how to live a... →
thefullnessofthefaith: 1. Only for today, I will seek to live the livelong day positively without wishing to solve the problems of my life all at once. 2. Only for today, I will take the greatest care of my appearance: I will dress modestly; I will not raise my voice; I will be courteous in my behavior; I will not criticize anyone; I will not claim to improve or to discipline anyone except...
All difficulties in prayer have just one cause: praying as though God were not...– St. Teresa of Avila (via fathershane)
I FINALLY FOUND A BARREL RACING FARM NEAR ME!
hehasallofme: YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS Her name is Bekah and she just had a baby so she needs lots of help and she’s only a half hour away and she’ll let me learn on the horses and work in exhange for lessons. Congrats! :D
Forcing religious faith out of a nation’s public square and out of a country’s...– Archbishop Charles Chaput (Philadelphia-designate)
A vocation is the call God has for each of us to make something of our lives....– Archbishop Charles Chaput (Philadelphia-designate)
coffeeandteawithgod asked: Hi!
bound for the floor.: Some thoughts I was having. →
sweetandlovelygirl7: sword-meets-rose: jamesfromta: orthodoxbrit: boundforthefl00r: Religion, like racism, sexism or xenophobia, is a cancer that’s rotting our society. The biggest inhibitor to scientific and social advance is religion, and that’s been the case for thousands of years. When will we stop squabbling over which religion is correct and realize that none of them are?… ...
Fr. Shane Johnson: Good for Florida! →
fathershane: From Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg: At our meeting in Orlando earlier this week the bishops of the state all said that the number of young men entering the seminary this year for all seven dioceses is up over previous years and we know that our college seminary is “over-booked” and…
We ought to be astonished by this fact: when we praise God or give him thanks...– Catechism of the Catholic Church #2735 (via fathershane)
the digressional record: in the silence you will... →
digressionalrecord: only Christ can quiet 2 million people after a storm … i’m watching on ewtn the world youth day vigil at cuatro vientros in madrid. as the pope began his homily, a storm blew in, forcing him to pause for a while. the crowd remained full of energy, cheering on pope benedict. (he eventually…
My favorite part of going to Mass as a kid was being an altar server. You know,...– Mark Hart, on altar servers (via nerdybeatlemaniac429)
Restoring_Hope: Saved - Not Once, But Twice. →
restoringhope: A year ago today - Wednesday 17th August 2010 - I was stood on the edge of the bath with a scarf tied around my neck, occassionally taking one foot off to feel the pull on my neck, and bracing myself to take both feet off and wait for my life to slip away. I’ve spoken about my overdose a year ago…
My brothers and sisters, you must make room for silence in your lives! Make a...– Archbishop Jose Gomez (via thefullnessofthefaith)
When the devil reminds you of your past, remind him of his future!– St. Teresa of Avila (via fathershane) Amen (via sir-knight)
O my God, fill my soul with holy joy, courage and strength to serve You....– (via 14flowers) <3 Holy Jewish- Catholic philosopher nun. :)