" ... 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
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:
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
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
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
There have been talks of starting a sort of "Companions of the Reformation Martyrs" group for several months, here in the UK, we have not officially got our "act together," as such but between us we have made a mini pilgrimages to some of our favourite Martyrs. On November 15th both Abbot Richard Whiting in Glastonbury and Hugh Faringdon of Reading Abbey were visited and prayed at by St Michael's parishioners and St Saviour's parishioners simultaneously. Several of us visited their places of…Continue
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