Disease · Lent

Are you suffering from a “spiritual” depression? It may be acedia!

It’s amazing what you can see in the Lenten desert when your eyes are fixed on Jesus. For months now I have been suffering from some sort of spiritual depression, a less than enthusiastic daily bible reading, a lack of want for prayer and a leaving behind of the rosary. I chalked it up to… Continue reading Are you suffering from a “spiritual” depression? It may be acedia!

Catholic · motherhood

You don’t Have to Move to the country to raise Christian children

When my husband and I had children, we vowed not to give into the digital age, even before we became Christians. We watched parents sit with their children at restaurants with tablets neatly propped in front of their faces, and said we’d never be one of those people. It was quite painful really. We had… Continue reading You don’t Have to Move to the country to raise Christian children

Art · Reblog

Ladislav Záborský: Imprisoned for His Catholic Art

Originally posted on joy of nine9:
Living Catholic artist, Ladislav Záborský was sentenced in Slovakia for treason to seven years imprisonment in 1954 but was released on Christmas Eve 1957. His crime? He painted Christ as a worker in 1949.  His other religious art was labelled corrupt.While imprisoned, Ladislav felt as if his hands were nailed…