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Moderation in Penance

Padre Quadrupani draws upon the wisdom and experience of Catholic saints to urge moderation in the practice of penance. “St. Jerome teaches that when the devil cannot turn a soul away from the love of virtue, he tries to urge … Continue reading

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Conversation

Jesus said: “Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may give light to all who are in a house. Let your light so shine before men that they may … Continue reading

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Temptation or Sin?

Drawing upon the wisdom and experience of Church Fathers, Padre Quadrupani illustrates the difference between involuntarily experiencing temptations and voluntarily committing sin. The holy abbot St. Antony was accustomed to say to the phantoms of his mind: “I see you, … Continue reading

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