" ... CHRIST'S FINGERS hold His Mother’s right hand, yet they rest quite loosely there. In this lies another lesson. Though Mary is His Mother, He is her God. To Him she owes all her graces. This holding of hands is also a symbol of love and a union of wills. We hold the hands of those whom we love and, as St. Thomas Aquinas says: “the effect of love is a union of wills.” We see a similar joining of hands in Matrimony, where “they two shall be in…Continue
Added by Flavia Talladen Schott on February 10, 2018 at 6:46am — No Comments
The discourse is so moving, but never without truth. This is a meditative agony of a concerned man of God.
Added by Flavia Talladen Schott on February 3, 2018 at 3:52am — No Comments
O most Holy Heart of Jesus,
fountain of every blessing,
I adore You,
I love You,
and with lively sorrow for my sins I offer you this poor heart of mine.
Make me humble, patient, pure and wholly…Continue
Canticle of Simeon * Luke 2:29-32
2:29 Now thou dost dismiss thy servant, O Lord, ☩ * according to thy word in peace;
2:30 Because my eyes have seen * thy salvation,
2:31 Which thou hast prepared * before the face of all peoples:
Just in case I forget where it is in time for February
We praise thee, O God, * we acknowledge thee to be the Lord.
All the earth doth worship thee, * the Father everlasting.
Added by Flavia Talladen Schott on January 1, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
ContinueMy lads finish school this year and the prospect of sending them out into the world seems an awesome responsibility. A conversation with a pal and then several other who had similar concerns led us to decide to hand it all over to Our Lady through a Rosary Novena.Many thanks to this group for storing all the information and the chart so that I can hand it on to others. We start tomorrow:1st January (Feast of the Circumcision) - 23rd February (Feast…
Traditional Novena to Our Lady of Prompt Succor
(traditional Date to pray the Novena December 30th-January…
O God, Whose praise the martyred Innocents on this day confessed, not by speaking, but by dying: destroy in us all the evils of sin, that our life also may proclaim by deeds Thy faith which our tongue professes. Through our Lord.
Prayer Source: 1962 Roman Catholic Daily Missal…
Of Thy goodness, O Lord, shine upon Thy Church, that, enlightened by the teachings of blessed John, Thine Apostle and Evangelist, She may attain to everlasting gifts. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Payer Source: 1962 Roman Catholic Daily Missal
St. John the Apostle the Lord so loved, pray for us…Continue
The Hour of Grace on December 8th.
Advent Prayer by Saint Gertrude
Hail Most Loving Little Jesus
Hail Most Gracious Mother of…
March 21 and July 11: Saint Benedict
PRAYER TO SAINT BENEDICT…Continue
On the 29th November, 2017 My two sons and I visited Tyburn Convent, just a couple of yards from Marble Arch in the centre of London to venerate the Tyburn Martyrs including St Edmund Campion, St Ralph Sherwin, St Alexander Briant plus Fr Somers, and Fr Heath all executed for their Catholic faith:
The Litany to the Forty English and Welsh Martyrs
To Obtain a Wide and Generous Availability of the Immemorial Roman Mass;
THE FOURTEEN HOLY HELPERS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
The Fourteen Holy Helpers are a group of Saints venerated together in Roman Catholicism because their…Continue
The Miraculous Medal
Prayer to St. Andrew
as your Patron Saint
Rejoice, unwedded bride!…Continue
Deo gratias! was the most common prayer uttered by him.…Continue