St. Alberto Hurtado: A Priest of Prayer and Action

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St. Alberto strove to see Christ in people he saw daily ... He sought to balance the spiritual life with the apostolate, realizing that action could be harmful if not united with God. The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes by Harold … [Read more...]

Our Lenten Imitation of Christ

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...Lent is a time of imitating Christ ... a plan to follow Christ, led by the Spirit, to wherever he desires to take us.    For the Church’s Season of Lent this year, Pope Francis has invited us all to reflect on the significance of 2 … [Read more...]

Contemplation, Action, and the Good Life

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Everyone is seeking knowledge, but is the knowledge they are seeking really worth the trade-off in terms of the life’s cost?      Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas Everyone familiar with the Aristotelian-Thomistic tradition will … [Read more...]

On striving for perfection

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Our ultimate goal in life, a supernatural goal, which is the face-to-face vision of God in heaven for all eternity, is a state of perfection.  Gradual progress or growth from imperfect to perfect is a natural characteristic of all … [Read more...]

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