First Saturday: December 2019

A prayer by St. Alphonsus Ligouri: Most holy Mary, I know the graces which you have obtained for me, and I know the ingratitude which I have shown you. The ungrateful man is unworthy of favors, and yet, for all this, I will not distrust your mercy. O my great Advocate, have pity on me! […]

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Discount Code

Things are staying busy here in Rome with exam prep coming and papers needing to be written. Your prayers are very much appreciated. A blessed Feast of Saint Nicholas to you and an anticipated Happy Feast for the Immaculate Conception! I wanted to inform you of a good discount code right now for free shipping […]

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Publications: Discounted

Just wanted to inform readers that there is a discount code active through the 14th to save 15% on all publications through Lulu. The code is ONEFIVE. This is an additional discount on books which I already have discounted. Find all my Lulu publications (not Amazon) at my sidebar link: Publications. This is worldwide distribution. […]

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An honest prayer

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 […]

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Charity for the Poor Souls

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 […]

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