Its Autumn, and that means its time for melancholy...
Do not say that you have chaste minds if you have unchaste eyes, because an...– St Augustine (via catholic-inspiration)
IF I were to attempt to detail and unfold God’s manifold blessings in...– Saint Augustine
of the human body, ther is certainly not one part in which beauty is sacrificed...– Saint Augustine
Assuredly, no part of the human body has been created for the sake of utility...– Saint Augustine
Happy Birthday me, one step closer to death
Lucky am I to have the date of my birth on the autumnal equinox, the day when night overpowers the day. It reminds me of my death. It reminds me that I am one step closer to death. At the risk of sounding morbid in a culture that commodifies life in such a way to make death always unwelcome, you know antiaging cream, hair dye, and senior citizens who dress like rockstars… I always find women...
God has no blackberry but is my favourite...
his-beautiful-princesses: preach! :)
I do not agree with the big way of doing things. To us what matters is an...– Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta (via jlalexander)
His Faithful Servant: Troy Davis... →
definitionofbrotherhood: i heard a man call in while listening to Houston’s public radio and he basically said “It should be unconstitutional for a government to impose a punishment that can not be taken back.” and how true is this!! How many times have we seen DNA and other methods exonerate people?! And the sad…
Pray for Troy Davis, and an end to this unjust...
This morning Tweets were blowing from many people from DJ Premier to Sister Helen Prejean in reference to Troy Davis, who was convicted for murder in 1989. Despite numerous appeals, and the insistence of his innocence, Troy Davis had remained on Death Row. According to Amnesty USA, almost all the witnesses have recanted their story. However, even should he be more clearly proven guilty, beyond a...
Simply Orthodox ☦: Christ's perfect love →
simplyorthodox: … Many admire Buddha and compare him to Christ. Buddha is particularly attractive because of his compassionate understanding of man’s condition and his eloquent teaching on freedom from suffering. But the Christian knows that Christ, the Only begotten Son of God, by His Passion,…
Let charity make you a slave, since truth made you free.– St. Augustine (Discourses on the Psalms 99,7)
Felt a huge bang throughout the house
And we had a huge power outage. I was busy eating my lunch. I wanted to do something, but wondered if it would be fixed quickly. One brother wanted to check the breakers. However with the power out none of us could leave the house to enter the basement. Our doors are electronic. None of us have house keys. When we did go out, putting a stop in the door we found everyone on the block had the same...
Prayers for Father Pavone and some of the...
Father Frank Pavone, founder and head of Priests for Life has been called back to his diocese from his Bishop. For more on the news, check LifeSiteNews. Although Pro-Life is not my particular ministry, I have a relationship with Priests for Life, seeing as how one of my former spiritual directors was involved in the ministry for a few years, in addition to two of my brother Augustinians currently...
The New Theological Movement explains the origin... →
Hip Hop inspired arab revolutions this year? →
nice documentation linking hip hop to the arab uprisings that occured this year.
Your relationships should be a reflection of God’s love, not a replacement for...– Crystalina Evert (via thefullnessofthefaith)
A spirit of prayer and contemplation, vital to the Christian life, must be the...– St. John Chrysostom (via sermoveritas)
You are never the same after you encounter the...
fixedfaith asked: So I just remembered a conversation I was having with a couple of my friends, and your name came up. It sounded super familiar, as familiar as tumblr names get hah but anyways, I guess you know my friend art bautista? small world!
Anonymous asked: Brother Mark-- Please continue to keep me in your prayers as I go through formation---2 months already!! :D God Bless You, and know that you are in my prayers-- your Sister in Christ, Crystal
Dear friends, may no adversity paralyze you. Be afraid neither of the world, nor...– Pope Benedict
You called, and shouted, and burst my deafness. You flashed and shone, and...– Saint Augustine
Success makes you Stupid →
St Augustine Blogs
Two blogs dedicated to Saint Augustine have surfaced on Tumblr recently: St. Augustine found at http://staugustinus.tumblr.com/ and According to St. Augustine found at http://augustinisms.tumblr.com/ I would recommend following them :)
The soul enjoys nothing in freedom except what it enjoys in peace.– St. Augustine (On Free Will 2, 13, 37)
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the...– St. Augustine (via catholicanswers)