Felicia’s Glimpse of Heaven

In heaven, our seeing will be direct… (Frank Sheed).

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Liturgical Fiscal Year: A Thought Experiment

Apple is like the United States. Their fiscal year begins October 1.
~ Rush Limbaugh

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Stuck on the Way: The Simon-Veronica Loop

For a moment, a vision more wonderful than that of Tabor is granted to the woman whose compassion drove her to discover Christ in a suffering man.
~ Caryll Houselander

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Of Coddling Demons and Auricular Confession

The demons puzzle us. The pigs puzzle us….
We long to read deeper into the mind of our Redeemer.
~ Frank Sheed

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Nailed: The Outrage and Consolation of a Helpless God

If Christ was not of the very substance of omnipotence,
if becomes relatively pointless to point to the paradox of his impotence.
~ G.K. Chesterton

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Of Mrs. Rice, Daily Mass, and the Camaraderie of Faith

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The Blessed Eucharist is precisely food, which explains why it is the one sacrament meant to be received daily.
~ Frank Sheed

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Of Godchildren, Detox, and RCIA

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How does sponsorship help the newcomer? It assures the newcomer that there is at least one person who understands the situation fully and cares – one person to turn to without embarrassment when doubts, questions, or problems…arise (AA).

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The Witness of Chains: Of Apostolicity and Confinement

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Who has God in his soul has it all.
~ Blessed Oleksa Zarytsky

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Of Interrupted Rosaries and Guardian Angels

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Do the same as little children who fall asleep saying ‘Mama, mama.’
~ St. Bernadette Soubirous

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Small “t” Tradition and the Peace Prayer of St. Francis

Whatever misfortune may be your lot, it could only be worse in Milwaukee.
~ National Lampoon, Deteriorata

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