Since the human body is the 'temple' of the Holy Spirit, and given that I have let my temple grow to 'basilica' size, this is an article that I should read and study carefully. To Fight Obesity, Let's Call Gluttony What it Is: A Disease of the Soul - Aleteia
I post this column to round out the various opinions to the Pope's encyclical on the environment. Clearly this one comes from someone who is hostile to the Church aside from just this document. The opinion Cosh expresses is certainly not one I share so 'reader beware' if you don't want to read text that is insulting to the Church and its teachings. Colby Cosh: Pope’s encyclical on climate change reads like the Unabomber Manifesto | National Post
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GLEASON, Claire (nee Downey) Peacefully in hospital, Shawville, Quebec at the age of 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Gleason. Loving mother of Owen and Gordon and predeceased by son, Robert. Cherished Granny of Logan and Sydney. Dear sister of Marion (late Clayton Poirier) and Carmelita (late Percy Gleason) and predeceased by Sister Anselm, Frances (late Ken Kennedy), Leo (Theresa), Erroll, Victor, Arnold and Gordon. Friends may call at Hayes Funeral Home, 56 St. Jacques Street, Chapeau, Quebec on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. Funeral to follow in St. Paul the Hermit Church, Sheenboro, Quebec at 11 a.m. Interment Parish Cemetery. Donations to Pontiac Community Hospital Foundation-Palliative Care would be appreciated. http://www.hayesfuneralhome.ca
"Eternal Father, I offer you the most precious blood of your divine son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today for all the holy souls in purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for those in my own home and within my family. Amen." This beautiful prayer was shared with me by a parishioner who's sanctity and holy character would put even a holy priest to shame. It's a prayer which she repeats to herself every time she is aware that she is 'thinking empty thoughts' so as to continually keep the spiritual needs of others first in her mind and heart. We should all follow her example, both for our own edification and salvation, and for the myriad of souls released from purgatory through the graces won on their behalf. Here it is again. "Eternal Father, I offer you the most precious blood of your divine son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today for all the holy souls in purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for tho