"You aim at a devout life, dear Philothea, because as a Christian you know that such devotion is most acceptable to God's Divine Majesty," says St. Francis de Sales in his book "Introduction to the Devout Life".
And we can all be Philotheas, as St. Francis notes: "I have made use of a name suitable to all who seek the devout life, Philothea meaning one who loves God."
I am just not a fan of talk radio…I’m not sure why. It’s
probably due mainly to my preference for “visual” learning. I don’t listen to
any form of radio, really.
But I may have to change my ways…
For one thing, Fr. William Gardner was on Radio
Maria the other day (more info here),
and I would love to hear what he had to say. I’ll have another chance on
Saturday at noon Eastern Time, and I intend to give it my best shot.
In addition, take a look at this:
Fr. Michael Rodriguez will be the guest on Larry Roach’s Salve
Regina radio show this evening at 9pm CDT, 7pm PDT. Larry says:
Rodriguez] is a very faithful priest who has traveled the path from “regular”
diocesan priest with no particular interest in the traditions of the Church to
a man now totally dedicated to the Traditional Latin Mass and the restoration
of the Faith! He was also, of course, very involved in efforts to overturn El
Paso City Council’s decision to extend benefits to “domestic partners” of gay
employees – a decision that ran directly counter to the will of the people as
expressed in a dedicated election on the matter – and then attempting to get
the mayor and certain council members recalled from office. Because of the very
heterodox, problematic state of the El Paso Diocese, his efforts were not
supported by his bishop and fellow priests, and, in fact, led to him being
persecuted and banished.
of the latter is already pretty well known, so I plan to focus more on why
Tradition appeals to Fr. Rodriguez so much, how he came to embrace it, and the
benefits he sees in it for all Catholics.
A new radio show, “Forward
Boldly”, hosted by Christine Niles, is coming up, too; the debut show will
be on Saturday
night, Sept. 8, 10-11 p.m. Eastern Time. Go here
for more information about the show. Here’s an excerpt from Christine's bio:
After a number of years wandering
in the non-Catholic wilderness, Christine returned with great joy to the one
true faith in 2003 and has never looked back. With a graduate degree in
theology from the University of Oxford and a Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law
School, she is currently a licensed attorney and mother of four.