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Asexuality and the Church

Some time ago when I was still a conservotrad Catholic, I read Raymond Arroyo’s fawning biography of Mother Angelica (which I would actually recommend if you want to understand the history of the culture war divisions within the Catholic church in America) and came a curious passage in which she said that she basically considered herself to be asexual and had never had much interest in the opposite sex. 1,036 more words

Augustine of Hippo: "O Heart of love, teach me to love thee now and through all eternity."

“O Most loving Lord Jesus, who dost invite me to give thee my heart, and hast commanded me to love thee with my whole soul; I most earnestly desire to do thy will. 239 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

St Augustine's Notes on Psalm 25:1-9

Christ speaks, but in the person of the Church: for what is said has reference rather to the Christian People turned unto God.

Psa 25:1 To thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul. 772 more words


Institutes of the Christian Religion: Grace and Free Will

The Lord looks down from heaven upon the children of men,
To see if there are any who understand, who seek God.
They have all turned aside,

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Do not covet another one's spouse

Praise be to the Lord Jesus who by the Holy Spirit leads us in all righteousness. We pray that we respect each other and be a blessing to each other in our walk with Christ. 1,141 more words