Archive: Texts on Christian life

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Fortitude

Fortitude

Strength of spirit, or fortitude, helps us cope with difficulties and overcome our limitations. For Christians, Christ is our example of how to practise fortitude, the virtue that opens the way to many others.

Educating in Modesty (1)

Educating in Modesty (1)

Modesty defends the intimacy of a man or a woman, their most precious core, so as to be able to reveal it in the appropriate measure and in the right moment.

Family life
Good Manners

Good Manners

Polite manners provide something essential for living in society, teaching us to be human and civil with others. Courtesy and politeness are "little sisters" of other and greater virtues

Family life
Devotion to Our Lady

Devotion to Our Lady

This article explains the veneration given by Catholics to the Mother of God, which started in the Church in ancient times and continues to be felt vividly today. It also tells how this veneration is practised in Opus Dei.

Sanctifying the World "From Within"

Sanctifying the World "From Within"

To restore a Christian tone to society, the most powerful weapon we have is prayer, and work turned into prayer. A new article in the series on sanctifying work.

Work
Parental Authority

Parental Authority

A new article in the series on family education offers some ideas on how to help children manage their freedom.

Family life
Unity of Life in Professional Work

Unity of Life in Professional Work

“Any honorable work can be prayer and all prayerful work is apostolate. In this way the soul develops a unity of life, which is both simple and strong." A new article in the series on sanctifying work.

Work
Temperance and Self-mastery (II)

Temperance and Self-mastery (II)

"Those who are masters of themselves have marvelous possibilities to dedicate themselves to the service of God and neighbor, and thus attain the greatest happiness and peace possible here on earth."

Family life
Educating in Modesty (2)

Educating in Modesty (2)

"Parents need to communicate the value of the human body, and how to treat it with respect, avoiding anything that could contribute to viewing it as merely an object of pleasure or curiosity." A new article in the series on the family.

Family life
Learning to be Faithful

Learning to be Faithful

Being faithful to a person, a love, a vocation is a path that requires both human loyalty and reliance on God's grace.

Virtues
Interior Quiet in the Digital Age

Interior Quiet in the Digital Age

Faced with all the "noise" of the new technologies, we need to foster the interior quiet that enables us to hear the voice of the Holy Spirit in our soul. A new article on Christian life.

Virtues