3 Ways to incorporate Scripture into your kids’ lives — Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org

The task might seem daunting, but these tips could hardly be easier.Many of us who have received an otherwise solid formation as Catholics feel toward Sacred Scripture as St. Augustine felt toward the Lord himself: “Late have I loved thee.” That is to say, we have come to recognize the almost staggering gift we have…

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3 Ways Philosophy Can Give Power to Evangelization | ncregister.com

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Mercy and the Liberal Arts — The Imaginative Conservative

Inasmuch as mercy is a human virtue, and the liberal arts are human education, the virtue of mercy is precisely the sort of thing one will explore in a good liberal arts curriculum… I would like to begin by drawing attention to the title of our symposium, “Mercy and the Liberal Arts.” It’s an intuitive…

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Leaving a “land without a Sunday” — Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org

A colleague of mine at St. Gregory’s University recently introduced me to a marvelous little essay by Maria Von Trapp,“The Land Without a Sunday.” The essay, taken from her 1955 book Around the Year with the Trapp Family, begins by recounting how Communist Russia attempted to do away with Sunday. The idea was to drain…

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The Moral Wrong of Physician-Assisted Suicide – Crisis Magazine

Though a New York Appellate court recently ruled that there is no right to physician-assisted suicide under the current laws of the state, the issue remains far from settled. Not only are the plaintiffs expected to appeal the decision, but a bill recently proposed in the New York legislature also seeks to legalize the practice. …

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Advice From the Bible: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” — Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org

Chapter 8 of the Old Testament book of Nehemiah contains a marvelous scene, one we can profit from as New Testament people. The context for the scene is the refoundation of Jerusalem by the Jews returning from exile in Babylon. The difficult task of rebuilding the walls of the city has been completed, and now…

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Retrievals quote of the day . . .

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. . . from Immanuel Kant, Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals, 3rd ed., trans. James Ellington (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1993), p. 7:

“The sight of a being who is not graced by any touch of a pure and good will but who yet enjoys an uninterrupted prosperity can never delight a rational and impartial spectator.”

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