Communio

…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Month: August 2011

Saint Jeanne Jugan

Today’s feast is probably of a little known saint, Saint Jeanne Jugan (1792-1879). Her’s a remarable life of grace and heroic virtue.  “…Jeanne Jugan was concerned with the dignity of her brothers and sisters in humanity whom age had made more vulnerable, recognizing in them the Person of Christ himself. “Look upon the poor with […]

Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien to lead the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

It sounds like this appointment of Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien, 72, to head the 1000 year old lay group Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. The video of the press conference where Archbishop Edwin O’Brien announces he’s going to head the Order of the Holy Sepulchre. Up to now he’s been the 15th Diocesan […]

Saint Augustine of Hippo

Christ humbled himself, you have something, Christian, to latch onto. Christ became obedient. Why do you behave proudly?  Saint Augustine When you read what the Pope has to say about Saint Augustine, you can tell that he really loves and knows Saint Augustine…as we all ought. He’s given us a lot to think about using […]

Saint Monica

And when the Lord saw [the mother of the deceased young man], he had compassion on her and said to her, ‘Do not weep.’ And he came and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, ‘Young man, I say to you, arise.’ And the dead man sat up, and began to […]