Upon further reflection of the video I had posted a few days ago, I think it would have been far more appropriate and profound if a proper procession with adoration would have been done. It would have expressed the profound reverence due to the Blessed Sacrament to those unfamiliar with Catholic customs. The following is…
A couple of Franciscan monks exalt the Eucharist in the middle of a busy shopping area.
I often fall back to a basic understanding of video games or simulated worlds on a computer as an analogy for our own metaphysics.
Now, this post isn’t going to be some in-depth analysis of the book or even a review, but some personal thoughts I’ve had regarding the subject matter they cover.
I don’t hide that while I love and accept Thomism, I have more of a draw towards the Mystics of the Church and a Christian neo-Platonic view of being. It is within this viewpoint that I am not surprised to find myself interested once more in the esoteric.
I often have days where I am stopped in my tracks by the profound casual irreverence that is so essential to our culture.
Today I would like to start a multi-part look at the roots of devotion to the Heart of Christ and it’s development within the Church.
I have to admit that I’m not one to follow miracles. There’s several I have heard of and believe in, but I’ve never really taken the time to investigate many of them. In a recent conversation on Fisheaters forums, the miracle of Lanciano was brought up in a thread about the Sacred Heart.
Today I received in the mail my order of a beautiful Chaplet of the Sacred Heart from UniqueRosaryBeads on Etsy (featured image!). And out of excitement for its arrival, I think it’s appropriate to share a few different variations of the chaplet itself.
The rotten fruits of a nominalistic view of the universe have ripened in our modern culture. No longer is there a fundamental or universal meaning to an object or creature.