Tag Archives: Vocation

Transforming the Mundane Into the Meritorious

Father Frassinetti shows how occupations belonging to one’s particular state of life are not impediments to, but rather, can greatly assist in, the attainment of moral perfection. He writes: “Are the employments belonging to each state of life bad in … Continue reading

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Perfection in Every State of Life

One might ask: “How can I become holy in the state of life in which I am placed? In the midst of the world, surrounded with perils, oppressed with cares for my family, obliged to work hard, to buy and … Continue reading

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Our Spiritual Wants

Father Girardey lists the primary needs or wants of the human soul. They are “the forgiveness of our sins and all that is required to obtain it; grace to avoid sin and its occasions, to overcome temptations, to correct our … Continue reading

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A Friend Indeed – Part 3 of 7

Continuing his discussion of the varieties of permanent assistance God offers us, Father Geiermann mentions two kinds of “mixed assistance”: one’s conscience and one’s vocation. They are called “mixed” because they are founded in human nature, but perfected when enlightened … Continue reading

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