Developing a lay spirituality

Throughout the years, I've been part of various religious groups and movements. Some I've joined casually. One I was a part of through vows. And I've adopted some of the spirituality of others. I've even found some principles to live by. All of them offer something special and unique to the Church. All of them … Continue reading Developing a lay spirituality

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I'm St. Justin Martyr

Interesting little quiz here at The Way of the Fathers. You’re St. Justin Martyr! You have a positive and hopeful attitude toward the world. You think that nature, history, and even the pagan philosophers were often guided by God in preparation for the Advent of the Christ. You find “seeds of the Word” in unexpected … Continue reading I'm St. Justin Martyr

Benedict XVI's new encyclical

This will be Benedict's first social encyclical. The Church's social teaching is so rich, I'm interested to see what he will add to the discussion. Surely our modern situation, and the current economic situation he will address, need some wisdom interjected into the discussion. I'll post a reflection or two once I see what he … Continue reading Benedict XVI's new encyclical