Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Martyrdom and The Priesthood

I just got back from my discernment camp, or retreat (whatever you want to call it), at St. Francis de Sales Seminary. However, I was so exhausted that I could not post anything until today, and what a fitting day to post. Today, … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi…………Amen

 Happy and Blessed feast to all. Today we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi. Instituted by Pope Urban IV in 1264, this feast celebrates the Sacred Body and Blood of our Lord. Today, most especially, we pause to thank God … Continue reading

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You are the Glory of Jerusalem, the joy of Israel; you are the fairest honor of our race.

On this Saturday, would you be so kind as to join me in honoring our Blessed Mother, using the words the Church has prescribed in the Breviary, Morning Prayer. Salve Regina  Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our … Continue reading

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There is no man born of a woman greater than John the Baptist…..

   Today is a day of great rejoicing. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist. St. John the Baptist was the forerunner to the Messiah, Jesus Christ. The last and greatest of the Old Testament … Continue reading

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Dedication of the blog to St. Teresa of Avila

Let nothing disturb thee; Nothing affright thee; All things are passing; God never changeth; Patient endurance  Attaineth to all things; Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God Sufficeth. – St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) St. Teresa, please pray … Continue reading

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