Archive: Articles on Christian life

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The Strength of Leaven

The Strength of Leaven

"When we strive to sanctify our specific profession, our particular family situation, and our other daily duties, we are not sanctifying simply an isolated thread, but the whole social fabric." A new article in the series on work.

Work
eBook on the Family and Raising Children

eBook on the Family and Raising Children

In the context of the Synod on the Family convoked by Pope Francis, the 21 articles on the family and educating children available on this website are now being offered as an eBook for smartphones and tablets.

Family life
Professional Prestige

Professional Prestige

"A Christian's professional prestige does not necessarily involve success. The prestige that draws souls to God comes from the Christian virtues enlivened by charity." A new article in the series on sanctifying work.

Work
Source of Joy

Source of Joy

Christians should be truly joyful. Christian optimism is based on the fact that a royal way to the greatest good of all has been opened up to us: the way to God.

Work and Family

Work and Family

Reconciling work and family obligations is not always easy. We can learn a lot from the Holy Family, as this new article in the series on sanctifying work reminds us.

Work
Examples of Faith (IV): Elijah the Prophet

Examples of Faith (IV): Elijah the Prophet

Fourth article in the series on figures from Scripture who are examples for us of strong faith. Elijah shows how God helps those who turn to him in prayer, especially in times of difficulty.

Virtues
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.