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The Art of Dying Well continues.

Chapter 13: On the Sacrament of Penance.

15:20.

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The Art of Dying Well continues with a chapter on Communion.  This is all pretty timeless stuff, including admonishing people to do more than just their Easter duty, and worrying about priests who say Mass so that “….neither they themselves seem to know what they are doing, nor do they allow others to fix their attention on the sacred service.”

Chapter 12: On the Holy Eucharist.

13:10.

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The Art of Dying Well continues with a chapter on Confirmation. And yeah, the good Cardinal Bellarmine’s view of the sacrament is radically affected by the very different way it was generally administered in his time — which is neither the same way as it was administered in living memory either before or after Vatican II. Interesting!

Chapter 11: Eleventh Precept — On Confirmation.

9:36.

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The Art of Dying Well continues to teach the art of living well. The next seven chapters discuss the Seven Sacraments, and their place and purpose in a Christian’s life.

Chapter 10: Tenth Precept — Baptism.

15:18.

I neglected the podcast over the Thanksgiving holiday here. Sorry! But I will try and catch up today in some fashion. (The next few weeks are going to be busy, so expect some spottiness of service.)

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The Art of Dying Well continues, as we finish up the set of three with almsdeeds, aka helping others get their material needs either with gifts or helpful acts, and for God’s sake.

Chapter 9: Ninth precept — almsdeeds.

22:32.

There will be a little delay with the Gavin book segments for this week. I recorded them earlier, but then I didn’t upload them till Friday evening — and sure enough, archive.org got overloaded and gacked. So it won’t be till Monday that I can put those up. Sorry for my lack of forethought!

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The Art of Dying Well continues, with a look at the importance of fasting to a Christian life.

Chapter 8: Seventh precept — On fasting.

18:08.

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The Art of Dying Well continues, with some notes on how to get the most out of prayer.

Chapter 7: Seventh Precept — On prayer.

24:36.

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