Category Archives: Ritual

Study of Purposeful Human Symbols

The Boondock Saints Prayer: The Family Prayer

The Boondock Saints Prayer a.k.a. the Family prayer:  And Shepherds we shall be For thee, my Lord, for thee. Power hath descended forth from Thy hand Originally posted 2011-11-23 19:26:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Zen Habits: Virtue, Oneness and Efficiency

Author: Darius Styl Zen habits are beneficial for everyone because everyone needs balance, peace and efficiency. Zen is simply a word that traces back to the idea of meditation, but is more commonly understood in vague terms of eastern balance, … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason Quotes

Here are some great quotes on faith and reason: Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth; and God has placed in the human heart a desire to know the … Continue reading

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The Hail Mary Prayer: Ancient and Controversial?

Mary was undoubtedly given a special role in human history, to be the mother of God incarnate. But in modern conversations about the importance of Mary, Mariolatry, which is the idolatry of Mary, is often raised.  Originally posted 2011-11-18 12:21:03. Republished … Continue reading

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The Nightmare by G.K. Chesterton

A sunset of copper and gold had just broken down and gone to pieces in the west, and grey colours were crawling over everything in earth and heaven; also a wind was growing, a wind that laid a cold finger … Continue reading

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Guide To A Better Prayer Life

Prayer takes time, and as with every good habit, prayer requires consistence and persistence. Here are 9 points that may improve your understanding of prayer. Originally posted 2011-10-16 10:28:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Prayers: According to Voltaire

We do not know any religion without prayers, even the Jews had some, although there was not among them any public form, until the time when they sang canticles in their synagogues, which happened very late. All men, in their … Continue reading

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The Augsburg Confession

The Confession of Faith which was submitted to His Imperial Majesty Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg in the year 1530 by certain princes and cities.  I will speak of thy testimonies before kings, and will not be put … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Success by G. K. Chesterton

Excerpted from ALL THINGS CONSIDERED by G. K. Chesterton, from an edition by John Lane Company, New York, 1909.   There has appeared in our time a particular class of books and articles which I sincerely and solemnly think may be called … Continue reading

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Myths and Metaphors by G. K. Chesterton

Originally published in The Illustrated London News, 26th January 1929. (Source: G. K. Chesterton, Collected Works, Volume XXXV, The Illustrated London News 1929-1931, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1991. Pages 29-33.)   What I venture to criticize in certain men, whom some call scientists … Continue reading

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