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My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – Our relationship with God and the Saints

Our discussion of the Journey on the Trail of the Dogmatic Creed with St. Joan of Arc and St. Thérèse of Lisieux requires an added dimension. Thus far, we have emphasized the Kingdom in the distance toward which we are traveling with our saintly sisters. This Kingdom is the center of the Immaculate Heart of… Continue reading My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – Our relationship with God and the Saints

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My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – Overview

In this series I will relate the story of my journey on the Trail of the Dogmatic Creed with St. Joan of Arc and St. Thérèse of Lisieux through the lens of the Carmelite spirituality of St. John of the Cross. As St. John of the Cross’ writings are far too rich and deep and… Continue reading My Journey with St. Joan and St. Thérèse – Overview

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Holy Realism – My journey with St. Joan of Arc began with “I believe so that I may understand”

Credo ut intelligam – “I believe so that I may understand.” (St. Anselm of Canterbury) Continuing with this theme of the Extreme Realist ”new world view” I received through the guidance of St. Joan of Arc by the Divine Will and through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we press forward on the March of Hope… Continue reading Holy Realism – My journey with St. Joan of Arc began with “I believe so that I may understand”

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Holy Realism, Catholic Hope, St. Joan and St. Thérèse

The key to Catholic Hope is Holy Realism. “For, true fulfillment and joy come not in understanding how to live; they come through seeking that for which we would die. That for which we would die is that in which we truly hope” (From my book, Seek First the Kingdom – The March of Hope). That for… Continue reading Holy Realism, Catholic Hope, St. Joan and St. Thérèse

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Holy Realism – How devotion to Mary’s Catholic and Royal France can evangelize the world

We can evangelize the world most effectively through the Old Evangelization, the one through which the Church built Christendom in Europe, followed by the New Christendom in the Americas, while evangelizing the far corners of the world in between in the model of St. Francis Xavier. Holy Realism drove the Old Evangelizers, and, in particular,… Continue reading Holy Realism – How devotion to Mary’s Catholic and Royal France can evangelize the world