“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…
Whoever goes to our crucified Lord will find His Mother with Him–where the Son is, there is the Mother. -Saint Paul of the Cross-Read More Happy Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary!
Prayer to Our Lady by St. Francis of Assisi, whose feast was yesterday: Hail, holy Lady, most holy Queen, Mary, Mother of God, ever Virgin. You were chosen by the Most High Father in heaven, consecrated by Him, with His most Holy Beloved Son and the Holy Spirit, the Comforter. On you descended and still […]Read More First Saturday: October 2019
Take the wisdom of St Therese: I can’t do great things, I can’t go off and evangelize, I have no special gifts, but I will be love! And with that I fulfill everything that is indispensable for the Church. Happy Feast of St Francis (my patron)! First Friday Devotions: HERERead More First Friday: October 2019
With St. Michael, let us cry: “Who is like unto God!” And let us humble ourselves: There are weaknesses God frees us from, but others He leaves with us, precisely so that we stay small and poor, dependent on His grace, compelled to keep calling out to Him all the time. Blessed weaknesses that impel […]Read More “Who is like unto God!”
For those of you who haven’t seen the ongoing initiative called “The Noah Initiative,” you can check it out HERE. No one has asked why Wednesday was chosen for the particular day of fasting, but it’s helpful to know these things to help foster the courage to continue in our devotions and commitments. In reality, […]Read More Why Wednesday?: The Noah Initiative