Let prayer, mercy and fasting be one single plea: St Peter Chrysologus on the Disciplines of Lent

From a sermon by Saint Peter Chrysologus, bishop (Sermo 43: PL 52, 320, 322) Prayer knocks, fasting obtains, mercy receives There are three things, my brethren, by which faith stands firm, devotion remains constant, and virtue endures. They are prayer, fasting and mercy. Prayer knocks at the door, fasting obtains, mercy receives. Prayer, mercy andContinue reading “Let prayer, mercy and fasting be one single plea: St Peter Chrysologus on the Disciplines of Lent”

Wed. Program: Spiritual Gifts

“Now in regard to spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be unaware. … There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord; … To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit is given for some benefit” —1 Cor 12:1,4-5, 7Continue reading “Wed. Program: Spiritual Gifts”

Movie Event: “The Dating Project” – April 17

Western Carolina Catholic Campus Ministry is going to see The Dating Project movie Tuesday, April 17, 7:00pm at Regal Cinemas Biltmore Grande 15 & RPX [292 Thetford Street Asheville, NC] and would love for some AVL|CCM folks to join them. The Dating Project is a film produced by several Catholic production companies, including Paulist Press,Continue reading “Movie Event: “The Dating Project” – April 17″

UNCA Conference: Philosophy of Disability – April 20-21

  Classes are coming up on their end, but to stretch your minds and hearts beyond exams and essays, you could stroll to Karpen Hall at week’s end, Friday & Saturday April 20-21 for a free and open-to-all conference on “Philosophy of Disability.” Three of Saturday’s talks—”Disabilities in Heaven” (Dr Richard Cross, Notre Dame), “Personhood,Continue reading “UNCA Conference: Philosophy of Disability – April 20-21”

Leadership & Off Campus Opportunities

Julie McElmurry came to the CCM house today and made herself available for student drop-ins to talk about Evangelical Catholic Training (May in Hickory), Catholics on Call (July in Chicago), and Doing a year of service after college with a Catholic Volunteer Network organization The talks opened up some real possibilities for students who may notContinue reading “Leadership & Off Campus Opportunities”