9780867168785

Be Holy : A Catholic's Guide to the Spiritual Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780867168785

  • ISBN10:

    0867168781

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-07-31
  • Publisher: St Anthony Messenger Pr
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Summary

If youre hoping to get to heaven, youll need a plan to reach your goal. Do you pray? Give any thought to the virtues? Do works of mercy? And what about the sacraments? Been to confession lately? Are you doing any spiritual reading? This handy manual not only presents all the elements of a successful life, it also helps you incorporate those elements into everyday practice. Be Holy is the guide you need to achieve holiness now and heaven later.

Author Biography

Father Thomas G. Morrow is a priest of the archdiocese of Washington, D.C., and author of Christian Courtship in an Oversexed World and Achieving Chastity in a Pornographic World. He holds a doctorate in sacred theology from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. His many devotional booklets and Catholic leaflets can be seen at www.cfalive.org.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Motivations for Holinessp. 1
The Delight of Heaven: The Divine Marriagep. 3
The Reality of Hellp. 12
The Suffering of Purgatoryp. 17
The Pursuit of Happinessp. 26
The Life of Gracep. 35
The Foundation: Prayerp. 37
Beginning Prayerp. 46
Spiritual Readingp. 53
Meditation and Contemplationp. 57
Difficulties in Prayerp. 64
Commitment to Prayerp. 69
The Sacrament of Penancep. 77
The Mass, ""Source and Summit of the Christian Life""p. 81
Eucharistic Adorationp. 89
Loving Our Neighborp. 95
The Spiritual Works of Mercyp. 97
The Corporal Works of Mercyp. 106
The Life of Virtuep. 115
The Theological Virtues: Faith, Hope and Charityp. 117
Prudence, Justice and Fortitudep. 127
Temperancep. 137
The Fruits of the Holy Spiritp. 148
The Shortest Way to the Kingdomp. 157
Afterwordp. 169
Notesp. 170
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