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A Short Road to Perfection

"You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect." Matthew 5:48 RSV


In the month or so since returning from my overseas travel I have started Spiritual Direction. There are great benefits to this, so I would encourage anyone considering it to speak to their Priest to determine if they should explore it.
In our last catch-up, one of the things suggested to me by my Spiritual Director was ‘A Short Road to Perfection’, by Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman. This article contains a list that my Spiritual Director has suggested I work towards and use as a daily examination of conscience for the time being, to see how I am making progress on my path to holiness.
I have included the list as follows. My Spiritual Director made this into a table for my personal use, suggesting for me personally that I focus on prioritising a daily visit to the Blessed Sacrament. I have replicated this table for you should you be interested in doing the same. You can find this he…

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