Ways to Grow in Holiness

A reminder and encouragement is given to all of the Universal Call to Holiness for all Christians.  Listed are some practical means to growth in holiness, growth in love of God and neighbor, and proper love of self, which are encouraged to be taken advantage of and fostered in the spiritual lives of all the faithful within the Diocese of Venice:

  • Participation in the Mass, daily Mass in addition to the Sunday when possible
  • Frequent Confession ( recommended at least once per month)
  • Meditation on Sacred Scripture
  • The recitation of the Rosary
  • Spiritual Reading within the Tradition of the Church
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and personal prayer
  • Acts of self-denial and mortification
  • A renewed zeal for fasting and almsgiving
  • Evangelization and faith sharing
  • Ascetical practices to grow in virtue

For recommendations on spiritual reading, availability of Sacraments, Bible studies, spiritual devotions and practices, and faith sharing groups, please contact the Office of Evangelization @ (941) 484-9543 or evangelization@dioceseofvenice.org.

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