Protect us, Lord, as we stay awake; watch over us as we sleep, that awake, we may keep watch with Christ, and asleep, rest in his peace.
A few light-hearted memes regarding His Eminence Cardinal Burke.
In his epistle to the Catholics in Thessalonica, St. Paul encouraged them to be in a constant state of prayer. He wrote, 'Always rejoice. Pray without ceasing…' Over the melliena since he wrote thats he Church has developed many short prayers that can be said throughout the day.
Listers, college students are not only searching for jobs. Underneath all of the career recruitment and empty promises of radical individualism and liberation, there is a restlessness that resides in their hearts.
Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen I say unto you: Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath everlasting life: and I will raise him up in the last day.
In 1997, eight Trappist abbeys founded the International Trappist Association (ITA) to prevent non-Trappist commercial companies from abusing the Trappist name. Today there are only 10 authentic Trappist ales in the world.
Listers, "faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth."
Bless, + O Lord, this creature beer, which thou hast deigned to produce from the fat of grain.
Pope Leo XIII once said that St. Thomas Aquinas was "like the sun, he heated the world with the warmth of his virtues and filled it with the splendor of his teaching."
The Eucharist is the "source and summit of the Christian life" and there is no greater way to grow in faith and grace than feeding on the Bread of Life.
12 selected political cartoons featuring Pope Francis.
"Augustine says (Music. ii, 15): 'I pray thee, spare thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.' Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists in playful words or deeds."
To help our kids understand this love and to remember it throughout the year, SPL has put together a great list of Sacred Heart crafts and recipe ideas. Our favorites are listed here, with links to the original postings.
SPL has created five Facebook Cover images with particularly potent quotes from His Holiness Pope Francis. Enjoy.
A few comment on Vice President Joe Biden's mood at His Holiness Pope Francis' papal inaugural mass.
Listers, you’re probably familiar with the concept of Christian coffeehouses, and chances are that you’ve seen one or possibly even stepped into one. Christian Coffeehouses are usually locally owned and operated cafés that promote Christianity through Christian music, events, speakers, and sometimes keep a minister of some kind on staff. Though smaller in number, there...
They come from all walks of life. Whether its discussing the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist over a hearty Trappist ale or soaking in the ancient wisdom of our Common Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas whilst managing five small children, the lister seeks to live the good life, the Catholic life, and share that...
The Catholic Life is the Good Life. A collection of Instagram photos used by SPL throughout 2012.
St. Benedict's parish (Chesapeake, VA) celebrated the 95th anniversary of the Fatima apparition. With several parishes from the area we marched a Eucharistic procession from Star of the Sea Catholic Church to the 17th St. Park in Virginia Beach.
Deliver me, Jesus.
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“In concise phrases, often no longer than a verse from the Bible, profound thoughts can be communicated – as long as those taking part in the conversation do not neglect to cultivate their own inner lives.” - Pope Benedict XVI
SPL once again brings you a list of the best Catholic Christmas gifts of the season.