Also known as the Saint Andrew Novena, as it begins on his Feast (Nov. 30), the Christmas Novena is a good way to prepare for Christmas and remind us of our intentions during Advent. The Novena consists of saying the below prayer 15 times daily from the Feast of Saint Andrew (Nov. 30) to Christmas. […]Read More Happy Feast of Saint Andrew! [Novena prayer]
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I came across this prayer today written by St. Benedict. I am still reading the Fr. Jacques-Phillipe’s retreat entitled “The Way of Trust and Love”; inspired by the life of St. Therese. Today, in my reading, it said: “We should ensure that examination of conscience doesn’t degenerate into gazing gloomily at ourselves. The best way […]Read More An honest prayer
November is upon us. It gives us the opportunity to increase our prayers for the poor souls. A friend of mine just introduced to be a Carmelite tradition, and one that was taken up by Blessed Anna Maria Taigi (a Roman Saint, of whom I’ve written before). This tradition is the Rosary of the Poor […]Read More Charity for the Poor Souls
Queen of All Saints, pray for us! All Saints of God, pray for us! See how you can join in on a great initiative at Noah Initiative. A great initiative to support our brothers and sisters who struggle with same-sex attraction.Read More Happy Feast of All Saints!
“When you are alone in your room, take your crucifix, kiss its five wounds reverently, tell it to preach you a little sermon, and then listen to the words of eternal life that it speaks to your heart; listen to the pleading of the thorns, the nails, the precious Blood. Oh, what an eloquent sermon!” […]Read More Happy Feast of St. Paul of the Cross!
A message of hope from the homily from today’s canonization Mass: “…This is how distances are lessened, how one overcomes loneliness: not by closing in on himself and his regrets, not by thinking of the judgments of others, but by invoking the Lord, because the Lord hears the cry of him who is alone…” I […]Read More Infinite distance…