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The gift of Piety and the path of penance

The gift of Piety and the path of penance

How does one advance? how does one rise?   Piety and penance.  Augustine and Francis de Sales often cite Romans 5:5, that the love of God is poured into

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Advance Always, Solzhenitsyn on “The Ascent”

Advance Always, Solzhenitsyn on "The Ascent"

“Bless you, prison” “Bless you prison, for having been in my life.” This is surely one of the most remarkable lines, from perhaps the finest chapter, in one

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Advance Always, Augustine’s account

Advance Always, Augustine's account

St Augustine, Pulpit, Cathedral in Vienna One semester I provided a student with a special directed studies on the theme of grace in Augustine and Aquinas. It was

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Advance Always says Francis de Sales

Advance Always says Francis de Sales

From my Alma Mater, Bishop Ireton HS, Alexandria, Va The Feast of St Francis de Sales brings forth many fond memories of attending a high school taught by

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