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Work with anxious concern to achieve your salvation. It is God Who, in His good will toward you, begets in you any measure of desire or achievement. In everything you do, act without grumbling or arguing; prove yourselves innocent and […]

At the beginning of the fourth chapter of his Rule, Saint Benedict emphasizes the primary importance of love as the greatest instrument, and indeed the goal, of every good work his monks would seek to accomplish:  First of all, love […]

Over the course of these days, the Christian world is in the midst of celebrating what the Catholic Church calls the Easter Triduum, that three-day period of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.   During a triduum, the Church celebrates […]

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