"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’m off on retreat for a few days, but I'm just plain taking
a break from blogging, too.
There won’t be any new posts here for the rest of this week, as I take
a few deep breaths and rekindle my “phire”. I should be posting again by next Wednesday (June 5), if not before.
While I’m away…don’t forget to watch The Vortex every day!
Here are some other things for your edification:
This is an “audiosancto”
sermon with pictures/photos added just to give you something to look at
while you listen. Works for me! There are some very good points made here "On The Errors of Pentacostalism".
You can also watch this program about Purgatory from ChurchMilitant.TV.