"The stillness of prayer is the most essential condition for fruitful action. Before all else, the disciple kneels down."— St. Gianna Molla

The Single Most Important Issue Of Our Age

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Moral relativism is a philosophy that denies moral absolutes. That thought to me is the prime suspect — public enemy number one. The philosophy that has extinguished the light in the minds of our teachers, and then their students, and eventually, if not reversed, will extinguish our whole civilization…How important is the issue? The issue of moral relativism is merely the single most important issue of our age, for no society in all of human history has ever survived without rejecting the philosophy [of relativism]…There has never been a society of relativists. Therefore, our society will do one of three things: either disprove one of the most universally established laws of all history; or repent of its relativism and survive; or persist in its relativism and perish…How important is the issue? C.S. Lewis says, in The Poison of Subjectivism, that relativism "will certainly end our species and damn our souls." 

Dr. Peter Kreeft 

Our Duty - To Witness and Advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ


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We have a duty to pursue the Truth, to live it and preach it to others.  And that means we need to respect the beliefs and greatness of other people and work with them to build a more humane world in every legitimate way we can.  But we can never allow that to stop us from witnessing and advancing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with every breath we take.  The only guarantee of real human freedom is God and the truest path to God is through the cross of Jesus Christ.

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.


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It's All About The Salvation of Souls


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Because the spiritual salvation of the flock takes precedence over the bodily life of the shepherd [priest], every spiritual shepherd should expend his bodily life for the salvation of the flock.  And this is what the Lord meant when he said, the good shepherd lays down his life, that is, his bodily life, for his sheep, that is, by authority and by charity.  For each of these is demanded of the shepherd, that he be responsible for the flock and that he love them.  The first does not suffice without the second.  Indeed, Christ furnished us an example of this teaching: if Christ laid down his life for us, so we ought to lay down our lives for one another. 

St. Thomas Aquinas


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That We Might Hear The Voice of God

(Image Source: Wikimedia Commons ) We must fly from all that can draw us away from God; we must keep ourselves in a silence both exte...