Blessed Michael Augustine Pro Juarez

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God our Father, You gave Your servant Michael Augustine the grace to seek ardently Your greater glory and the salvation of Your people. Grant that, through his intercession and following his example, we may serve You and glorify You by performing our daily duties with fidelity and joy and effectively helping our neighbor.

Blessed Miguel’s biography

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Christ the King, Solemnity

He is King of hearts, too, by reason of his “charity
which exceedeth all knowledge.” And his mercy and kindness which draw 
all
men to him, for never has it been known, nor will it ever be, that man be loved
so much and so universally as Jesus Christ. 
-Pope Pius XI, December 11, 1925,
Qua Primas

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CS Lewis: gone 46 years

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Today is Clive Sterns Lewis’s 46th anniversary of death.
Eternal memory

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A priest’s obedience = remaining in truth, says Archbishop Piacenza

Obedience is part of everyone’s human experience. Right now I can’t think of anyone on the planet who is not called/bound to some type of obedience. Can you? In the Catholic priesthood the man being ordained a priest makes a promise of respect and obedience to the bishop (if the man is going to be a diocesan priest), for life. How counter-cultural that is! In a regular letter to those interested, the secretary at the Congregation for Clergy has been writing periodic letters exploring various themes

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Blessed Frances Siedliska (Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd)

FranciszkaSiedliska.jpgCome bride of Christ, and receive the crown, which the Lord has prepared for you for ever.

O God, You gave Blessed Mary of Jesus the Good Shepherd the charism to model her life upon the example of the Holy Family of Nazareth; grant us the grace to imitate her and to inspire Christian families with the desire to lead a life worthy of their vocation for Your greater glory and for

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Flannery O’Connor: the only great Christian writer in the US

Flannery O'Connor.jpgEncountering the grace through the literature is a sufficient way of knowing Christ and the fruitfulness of the Gospel. For many, myself included, Mary Flannery O’Connor is wonderful entree into the Mystery of God. Watch the story, I think you’d surprised by what you’d learn.

Flannery O’Connor’s stories were instrumental in at least one conversion to Catholicism that I am aware of. And she seems to have introduced him to

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About the author

Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.
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