charity

  1. Samuel

    Charity and Vaccines

    Having established that both conscience and prudence forbid the reception of COVID-19 vaccines, Father Ambrose now explains, especially for priests, why getting vaccinated is not the “loving thing to do”.
  2. Samuel

    Charity and Vaccines

    Having established that both conscience and prudence forbid the reception of COVID-19 vaccines, Father Ambrose now explains, especially for priests, why getting vaccinated is not the “loving thing to do”. https://www.lumenfidei.ie/charity-and-vaccines/ Also available as a PDF for easy reading...
  3. Kindness

    Kindness

    On Kindness in General The weakness of man, and the way in which he is at the mercy of external accidents in the world, has always been a favourite topic with the moralists. They have expatiated upon it with so much amplitude of rhetorical exaggeration, that it has at last produced in our minds...
  4. From the Diary of a Country Priest in France

    From the Diary of a Country Priest in France

    In the last issue of the Review we published a schedule of the relative income allowed the French clergy under the Concordat regime. The table shows how very modestly the average parish priest had to live if he would make ends properly meet. Since then a writer in the Boston Evening Transcript...
  5. Sins of the Tongue

    Sins of the Tongue

    1. The nature of backbiting. Its various species. Its gravity. In 1617 someone published a volume entitled, The Horseman’s Book: The Art of Riding, treating the use of bridles, whips, guides, and so on. Such a title is of a nature to give rise to sad thoughts. We have learned how to make bits...
  6. Zeal for Souls

    Zeal for Souls

    If we love God, we must be zealous for the souls of men - Love of our neighbour a test of our love of God - Especially are we bound to try to give spiritual help - The October prayers - Catholicism without zeal for souls sure to decay - Letter of Pope Leo XIII to the English - What Union means -...
  7. Fraternal Charity

    Fraternal Charity

    I. Charity The Peculiar Virtue of Christ Our Divine Saviour shows both by precept and example that His favourite virtue, His own and, in a certain sense, characteristic virtue, was charity. Whether He treated with His ignorant and rude Apostles, with the sick and poor, or with His enemies and...
  8. Union Among Catholics

    Union Among Catholics

    The Catholic community a people apart, and ought to be closely drawn together — Catholics should help one another, should promote the Kingdom of God by combination and organisation, for missionary and public purposes — Catholic Associations. As you will remember, the grand lesson taught by St...
  9. Zeal for the Glory of God and the Salvation of Souls

    Zeal for the Glory of God and the Salvation of Souls

    “I am come to cast fire on the earth: and what will I, but that it be kindled?” — Luke 12:49 To show what charity should normally be in the illuminative way of proficients, we shall discuss the zeal which every Christian, especially the priest and religious, should have for the glory of God and...
  10. What Doth It Profit?

    What Doth It Profit?

    1. What Doth It Profit? A reason which accounts in large measure for the difference between Our Lord’s point of view and our own is that He sees our souls and we do not see them. In His eyes the human soul is far and away the most precious thing on this earth. It is like a glorious sun sending...
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