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. :)
Lord Jesus, I give You full permission to remove anything and anyone from my...– Mark Hart (The Bible Geek) This is a dangerous yet beautifully fulfilling prayer. Really. (via karlitay)
I’m posting to raise awareness to the famine occurring in Africa now; this is the worst food crisis in half a century and millions are affected. Please, offer what you can and reblog this status. P.S. I recommend going through Caritas Internationalis or Chalice. http://www.caritas.org/index.html http://www.chalice.ca/
A joyful heart is more easily made perfect than a downcast one.– Saint Philip Neri (via readwritepray)
To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle...– Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati (via belovedmegan)
Never forget what Jesus did for you. Never take lightly what it cost Him. And...– Rich Mullins (via tenthousandangels)
pursuingchastity: If there lurks in most modern minds the notion that to desire our own good and to earnestly hope for the enjoyment of it is a bad thing, I suggest that this notion has crept in from Kant and the Stoics and is no part of the Christian faith. Indeed, if we consider the unblushing promises of reward and the staggering nature of the rewards promised in the Gospels, it would seem...