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Kath'olon emphasizes the theology of the often ignored Eastern Churches.

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  • Maximus First Century 13-15
    on Jan 19, 2009
    13. The one who loves God cannot help but love also every man as himself even though he is displeased by the passions of those who are not yet purified. Thus when he sees their conversion and amendment, he rejoices with an unbounded and unspeakable...
  • VIS News
    on Jan 18, 2009
    IRANIAN CATHOLICS: STRONG IN THE FAITH, ROOTED IN THEIR LAND VATICAN CITY, 16 JAN 2009 (VIS) - This morning in the Vatican, Benedict XVI received prelates from the Episcopal Conference of Iran, who have just completed their "ad limina" visit. Th
  • VIS News
    on Jan 15, 2009
    SYNOD IN ROME OF BISHOPS OF SYRIAC CATHOLIC CHURCH VATICAN CITY, 15 JAN 2009 (VIS) - A communique made public today announces that "the Holy Father Benedict XVI, moved by his pastoral solicitude for the Syriac Catholic Church and in view of Canon 72.
  • Merton Snippet #1
    on Jan 14, 2009
    The living God, the God Who is God and not a philosopher's abstraction, lies infinitely beyond the reach of anything our eyes can see or our minds can understand. No matter what perfection you predicate of Him, you have to add that your concept is on
  • Melania the Elder (c.342-410)
    on Jan 7, 2009
    A wealthy Roman matron who became an ascetic after her husband's death around 365, in 372 Melania left her young child in Rome, moved to Egypt to study the monastic life, and became a patron of the Origenist theologians. Settling in Jerusalem in 379,
  • Maximus First Century 10-12
    on Dec 31, 2008
    10. When in the full ardor of its love for God the mind goes out of itself, then it has no perception at all either of itself of of any creatures. For once illumined by the dive and infinite light, it remains insensible to anything that is made by hi...
  • Maximus First Century 7-9
    on Dec 24, 2008
    7. If the soul is better than the body and God incomparably better than the world which he created, the one who prefers the body to the soul and the world to the God who created it is no different from idolaters. 8. The one who separates his mind fr...
  • Icon Corner
    on Dec 23, 2008 in icon
    This is my icon corner/bookshelf. There is a small wooden cross on the left. In front of the Theotokos icon is a makeshift censor which I use to burn frankincense and myrrh. The bible is in the center and on the right is a wooden rosary in front of t...
  • Maximus First Century 4-6
    on Dec 22, 2008 in maximus love
    4. The one who loves God prefers knowledge of him to all things made my him and is constantly devoted to it by desire.5. If all things have been made by God and for his sake, then God is better than what has been made by him. The one who forsakes the...
  • Maximus First Century 1-3
    on Dec 19, 2008
    1. Love is a good disposition of the soul by which one prefers no being to the knowledge of God. It is impossible to reach the habit of this love if one has any attachment to earthly things.2. Love is begotten of detachment, detachment of hope in God...
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