“I am always thinking of you and helping you to secure Eternal Life.”
As Pope Pius XII wrote “Christ is the way; Mary reflects the way; her scapular is our keepsake on the way.”
St. Benedict gives inspiration to us not to build a frozen model of Christian or one that forgets the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Tradition of the Church.
Saint Benedict educates us by demonstrating for us not to prefer anything
Blessed is She is an online community of women living the Gospel and the faith in their particular context.
Daily we are called to be protagonists in the works of mercy. Here is a resource.
The Mass Collect for Independence Day is given below to help orient our prayer today. Pray for our country and her leaders.
We have much to be grateful for, much to ask for forgiveness and much hope for the future.
“Father of all nations and ages, we recall the day when our country claimed its place among the family of nations; for what has been achieved we give you thanks, for the
The present reading from the holy gospel (John 21:15-19) commends to us the virtue of perfect love. Perfect love is that by which we are ordered to love the Lord with our whole heart, our whole soul and our whole strength, and our neighbor as ourselves. Neither of these two kinds of love is capable of being perfect without the other, because God cannot be loved apart from our neighbor, nor our neighbor apart from God.
Hence as many times as Peter was asked by our Lord if
“The word Christian implies a relationship of complete dependence on Christ. If you take away that relationship, Christian loses meaning. The perfection of a Christian is the perfection of a relationship which is the perfection of charity – complete dependence and abandonment to Christ.
“The way to make this relationship with Christ all that it should be is through a personal devotion to the person of our Lord. It
At the June 11-13, 2019 meeting, the US bishops unanimously voted to proceed with the sainthood cause for Irving Houle, a man who is reported to have lived with the Lord’s sacred stigmata. Houle had the stigmata for 16 years; he lived in Escanaba on the Upper Peninsula with his wife of 60 years, Gail; together they had five children. Irving died on January 3, 2009.
Irving Houle was an active fourth-degree Knight of Columbus.
Houle’s reception of the stigmata on Good Friday, April 8,