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Novena to St. Teresa of Avila

Hello everybody! As you all know, the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila is coming up on October 15th. St. Teresa is the Foundress – the “Holy Mother” – of the Discalced Carmelite Order. She is a great saint, Mystic … Continue reading

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Novena to St. Teresa of Avila

 Hello everybody! As you all know, the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila is coming up on October 15th. St. Teresa is the Foundress – the “Holy Mother” – of the Discalced Carmelite Order. She is a great saint, Mystic … Continue reading

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O Cross, you are the glorious sign of our victory. Through your power may we share in the triumph of Christ Jesus.

Happy feast day everybody! Today we celebrate the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross. The Holy Cross – instrument of our salvation –  is the altar upon which our Redeemer, Jesus Christ, offered His Sinless and Unblemished Being. The … 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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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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Happy Birthday Holy Hill!!!!!!!!!

Sorry I am posting so late; today has been nuts. Today, is also the 105th Birthday of Holy Hill, The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians. If your going to the Basilica this week – and I … Continue reading

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