The cure at the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God John Henry Newman is spoken of in a recent article. If interested, read all about here.
Thinking about prayer, my desire to pray and the priest’s duty to be man of prayer, I found this reflection on prayer, dependence on God helpful. I think Dom Augustin’s essay is quite good at getting the heart of reality. Perhaps it be helpful for you, too.
The reasons for
praying are as numerous as they are imperative. They correspond to all our
needs without exception, and to all occasions. They are
I recommend to your consideration the stages of the spiritual life outlined by Jean-Baptiste Chautard in his book The Soul of the Apostolate. The 9 stages are listed by Capuchin Friar Charles on his blog, a minor friar.
French Dominican theologian Cardinal Yves-Marie Congar once said: “We
can pass through the doors of ecumenism only on our knees.”
Cardinal Stafford, the Major Apostolic Penitentiary (or visit this link) announced that during the Year for Priests, June 19, 2009 –
June 19, 2010, the Pope Benedict will grant plenary indulgences to priests and
The year will
begin on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart
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