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Three Oft-Forgotten Acclamations of Eucharistic Piety

June 3, 2018 13 Comments
Three Oft-Forgotten Acclamations of Eucharistic Piety

In the afterglow of Corpus Christi, we do well to consider some of our liturgical practices. Over the years on this blog we have done a good deal of this (e.g., Worthiness to receive Communion). In this post, I would like to consider three rather obscure but still important moments that are often lost in the […]

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Beware the Sins of the Pious – A Reflection on the Ways Satan Uses Even Good Things to Entrap Us

August 8, 2017 6 Comments
Beware the Sins of the Pious – A Reflection on the Ways Satan Uses Even Good Things to Entrap Us

What is temptation? It is the work of Satan to drag you to Hell. He can read you like a book, play you like piano. Do not exaggerate his power—but do not underestimate it either. Some of Satan’s subtlest work is done in the area of religious observance. There, he can cloak himself in the lamb’s […]

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