Archive for January 3rd, 2009

Interior silence and freedom – St. Bernard

Posted on January 3, 2009. Filed under: Uncategorized |

“It’s not a matter of self-torture or of producing
special achievements of self-assertion,
but rather we let go of ourselves,

to become interiorly free
and so available for the call of God.”
St Bernard of Clairvaux
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Cultivation

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“The call to holiness is accepted and can be cultivated
only in the silence of adoration before
the infinite transcendence of God . . .”

Vita Consecrata Pope John Paul II

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Don’t permit your misery or defeats to depress you-

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Don’t permit your misery or defeats to depress you.
Rather let them be steps by which you descend
the deep mine where we find
the precious gem of holy humility.

St. Paola Frassinetti

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Adherence to the Magisterium – John Paul II

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Adherence to the magisterium is an indispensable condition
for a correct reading of ‘the signs of the times’ .
– John Paul II
______________________
Sept. 1987
San Francisco,CA USA

At a meeting in San Francisco with 3,000 religious Priests,
Brothers, Nuns, & Sisters
John Paul II told them not to stray from official
Church teaching when they try to reconcile the
Church with American culture.

p.108
Pope John Paul II
‘Building Up the Body of Christ”
A Pastoral Visit to the United States
Ignatius Press
ISBN 0-89870-178-3

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