Monthly Archives: August 2011

Our Lady of Good Help – History of the Shrine and the Marian Apparitions (Part 6)

Today, I will be posting “part six” in the history series on Our Lady of Good Help. Lets pick up where I left off last Tuesday. … Adele and her companions had worked tirelessly in their mission – the convent … Continue reading

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O Mary, Seat of Wisdom–Pray For Us!

 Hello everyone! Today’s post, for the Saturday devotion to the Blessed Mother, is a prayer invoking “Mary, Seat of Wisdom,” for assistance in instruction. I figured that – with so many students returning to school – it would fitting to … Continue reading

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Feast of the Transverberation of St. Teresa of Avila

Happy Feast to all; today, we celebrate the Feast of the Transverberation of St. Teresa of Jesus. Don’t let the long name blow this feast over your head – transverberation simply means “the piercing of the heart.” This means that … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Help – History of the Shrine and the Marian Apparitions (Part 5)

Today, I will be posting “part five” in the history series on Our Lady of Good Help . This post will be kind of short – I have a wee bit (a lot) of school work to catch up on. … Continue reading

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“How glorious is the King’s daughter as she enters, her raiment arrayed in gold”

Hello everybody, today we celebrate the Queenship of Mary. Instituted by Pope Pius XII in 1954, this feast is a logical follow-up to the Assumption. After all, being the Mother of the Christ – the King, would Mary, after being assumed … Continue reading

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“Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary….”

 Hello everybody. Today’s Saturday Devotion to the Blessed Mother is none other than the Memorare. This prayer has been traditionally attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux. How fitting for us to praise the Queen of Heaven with his words, today … Continue reading

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My “Call-Story”

John Howard, a soon-to-be seminarian in England, invited me to pen my call-story (the story of my vocation) to put on the website that he runs: http://www.catholicpriest.me.uk/. As far as I know, his website is the only religious vocation discernment … Continue reading

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