Category Archives: Four Last Things

“All of Life is Advent”

I just downloaded the Kindle edition of Advent of the Heart: Seasonal Sermons and   Prison Writings 1941-1944 by Fr. Alfred Delp.  Fr. Delp was imprisoned by the Nazis and held in solitary confinement. He was tortured and executed on February … Continue reading

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The Hell There Is

I really intended to blog every day. Really. Well you know what they say, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. While we are on the subject of hell, Carl Olson, H/T New Advent, refutes One bad of … Continue reading

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Families Waiting for the End

Oh my. I failed to consider in my last post, Are you ready for judgment day,  that there are real people who sincerely believe that the world will end tomorrow. From The New York Times  (H/T  Deacon Greg): The Haddad … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for Judgement Day?

You have probably heard that a radio preacher named Harold Camping is  predicting that the end of the world is tomorrow. At least for the saved amongst us. Those who are not saved will live another five months on earth … Continue reading

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Advent Retreat, 2nd Week in Advent With St. Alphonsus Liguori

Finally I continue the retreat that I began here and here. On Sunday, The Second Sunday of Advent, John the Baptist reminds us what the season is about. John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying, … Continue reading

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Advent Retreat With St. Alphonsus Liguori

Yesterday I started posting on a book of Excerpts from Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Preparation For Death. I have decided to turn this into a mini online retreat based on a suggested plan at the end of the book. There is … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent. Awake! Prepare!

Happy New (liturgical) Year! Advent. We anticipate the celebration of the time in human history when God the son entered into his own creation. We wait in joyful hope for his second coming and the end of time. It is … Continue reading

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