Praying with the Mysteries of the Holy Spirit

Father, Son, H Spirit.jpgThat we are in the days prior to the great feast of Pentecost our prayer ought to be more intensely centered on the third Person of the Blessed Trinity, God the Holy Spirit. My friend Dom Mark calls to mind the seven mysteries of the Holy Spirit found in the Rosary dealing with the action of the Holy Spirit in salvation history, especially attentive

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Saint Augustine of Canterbury

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O God, Who by the preaching and wondrous deeds of blessed
Augustine, Thy Confessor and Bishop, did vouchsafe to enlighten the English
nation with the light of true faith; grant that his intercession the
hearts
  of the erring may return to
the unity of Thy

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Saint Philip Neri

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Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let
all men know your forbearance. The Lord is at hand.

Father, You continually raise up Your faithful to the glory
of holiness. In Your love kindle in us the fire of the Holy Spirit who so
filled the heart of

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A Memorial Day introDUCKion

Tonight I had a wonderful time with friends and ducks. The ducks, all 11 of them, are a few days old and are the adopted children of Knettie and Flip.

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Christ is the answer, Pope reminds the Benedictines and all peoples

montecassino1.jpgIn speaking to the Benedictines at Montecassino, the Pope was speaking to all Benedictines, solemnly professed and oblates, and to the laity, in general. He proposes once again the person of Saint Benedict as a person who knew well that Christ is the answer to all things. The Pope’s homily at Vespers follows:

Almost at the end of my visit today, I am particularly pleased to pause in this

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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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