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The Holy Maccabees

holy maccabees.jpgThe very hairs of your head are all numbered. Therefore do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.

May this fraternal crown of Thy Martyrs gladden us, O Lord, that so our faith may be strengthened and we may be comforted by the prayers of many intercessors.
The Wisdom of God’s own seven pillars are all, a seven-branched lamp that

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Saint Alphonsus Liguori

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You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost
its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for
anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men.


Father,

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Pope Benedict XVI’s prayer intentions, August 2009

Pope Benedict July 24 09.jpgThe Holy Father’s prayer intentions for the month of August:


The general intention
That
public opinion may be more aware of the problems of millions of displaced
persons and refugees, and that concrete solutions may be found for their often
tragic situation.

The mission

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What do ducks do all day?

Visiting the wildlife….

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

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Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

With the Church we pray: 

O God, Who for spreading the greater glory of Thy Name did, through blessed Ignatius, strengthen Thy Church militant with a new army; grant that by his aid and example we may so fight on earth as to deserve to be crowned with him in heaven.

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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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