Monthly Archives: July 2014

Summer Beatitudes Project: The First Three Beatitudes

In his book Keys to the Third Floor, Father Philip Dion explains the viewpoint of St. Thomas Aquinas that living the first three beatitudes removes the obstacles to virtue, while the rest of the beatitudes help us to positively build … Continue reading

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Living According to God’s Design: A Witness

Editor’s note: In recognition of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, I am sharing the following witness talk from some friends of mine, Josh and Dorothy. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops defines Natural Family Planning (NFP) as “the general … Continue reading

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Summer Beatitudes Project: The First Key- Do a Good Job Always, to Please God

  Obedience often gets a bad rap these days. The general consensus of society seems to be that “no one can tell me what to do.” Accepting the word of authority is difficult. It requires humility, a surrendering of ego, … Continue reading

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