"CONFESSION/SACRAMENT OF PENANCE" *CCC 1422 -those who approach the Sacrament of Penance obtain pardon from God's mercy for the offense committed against Him, and at the same time, to the Church . It is also called: *CCC 1423: SACRAMENT OF CONVERSION -through this, we are converted to God, which we are strayed away from Him … Continue reading Sacrament of Confession and Penance
St. Thérèse of Lisieux, as you may know, is one of only three women to have been made a Doctor of the Church. Her mother died when Thérèse was 4. One by one, her four older sisters left for the cloister. She became emotionally clingy. A key moment in her spiritual development occurred on Christmas … Continue reading St. Thérèse of Lisieux
Thursday 11th february 1858: the first meeting Accompanied by her sister and a friend, Bernadette went to Massabielle on the banks of the Gave to collect bones and dead wood. Removing her socks in order to cross the stream, she heard a noise like a gust of wind, she looked up towards the Grotto : … Continue reading What happen in Lourdes, France?
CLAUDE LA COLOMBIÈRE, third child of the notary Bertrand La Colombière and Margaret Coindat, was born on 2nd February 1641 at St. Symphorien d’Ozon in the Dauphine, southeastern France. After the family moved to Vienne Claude began his early education there, completing his studies in rhetoric and philosophy in Lyon. It was during this period … Continue reading St.Claude de la Colombiere
Is their any Catholics in communion with the Holy See who are not under the Roman or Latin Rite that we have ? The answer is YES....... and some of the are came from Orthodox origin and they are across the globe So here is the List of Catholic churches (with corresponding no. of members) of … Continue reading Is their any Catholics in communion with the Holy See who are not under the Roman or Latin Rite that we have?
GOD ACCEPTS US IN OUR LOWLINESS AS HEAVEN'S SERVANTS Heaven is so kind to Humanity that God the Father sent Our Lord Jesus as God the Son, as our loving example to unite as a Holy Spirit of God’s Love for the least of all people; But Heaven is so generous that God also sent … Continue reading God accepts us in our lowliness as Heaven’s Servants
Novena to ST. JOSEPH, THE WORKER . . . ... ( same prayer be said for the next 9 days ) ... Glorious St. Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to you do we come to ask your powerful intercession in obtaining from the merciful Heart of Jesus all the helps and graces that we … Continue reading The Unfailing Novena to St. Joseph
Novena to Saint Paul of the Cross O glorious Saint Paul of the Cross, on earth thou wast a mirror of innocence and a model of penance! O hero of saintliness, chosen by God to meditate day and night on the bitter Passion of His only-begotten Son, and to spread devotion thereto by word and … Continue reading Novena to Saint Paul of the Cross
Novena to Saint Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort Great Apostle and son of Our Lady, St. Louis de Montfort, thy only desire wast to set aflame the world with the love of Jesus through Mary. We implore thee to obtain for us a perfect and constant devotion to Mary that we may participate in the faith, … Continue reading Novena to Saint Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort
Novena to Saint Catherine of Siena: 1. Catherine, fairest and most glorious of the daughters of St. Dominic, by that spirit of prayer, which wast thy delight from thy infancy, obtain for us the love and practice of prayer, and the grace so to converse with God as to become daily more pleasing to Him. … Continue reading The Unfailing Novena to Saint Catherine of Siena
THE DAILY PRACTICE OF ADOPTING AN UNKNOWN DYING SOUL This daily practice, so simple, so helpful should appeal to every Catholic. One soul saved each day means 365 each year. What a rich harvest of souls to present unto God. St. James says: "He who causeth a sinner to be converted....shall save his own soul … Continue reading The Daily Practice of Adopting an Unknown Dying Soul
O Virgin Mother of God, Mary Immaculate, we dedicate and consecrate ourselves to you under the title of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. May this Medal be for each one of us a sure sign of your affection for us and a constant reminder of our duties towards you. Ever while wearing it, may … Continue reading Act of Consecration to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
On the Annunciation and Mary's "Fiat" Saint Bernard of Clairvaux You have heard, O Virgin, that you will conceive and bear a son; you have heard that it will not be by man but by the Holy Spirit. The angel awaits an answer; it is time for him to return to God who sent him. … Continue reading On the Annunciation and Mary’s “Fiat” Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Gospel. Luke i. 26-38. And in the sixth month, the Angel Gabriel was sent from God into a city of Galilee, called Nazareth, to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin's name was Mary. And the angel being come in, said unto her: Hail, … Continue reading The Annunciation by Rev. Raphael Frassinetti, 1900.
Feast of the Annunciation by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger. "And the angel Gabriel was sent by God into a city of Galilee called Nazareth, and the name of the virgin was Mary."--Luke 1. Athwart the somber season of Lent, the deepening shadows of which grow darker still until the bright dawn of the resurrection morn dispels … Continue reading Feast of the Annunciation by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger.