August 11: ST. CLARE. Divine Office 2nd reading.


August 11: St. CLARE. Divine office 2nd reading, and prayer. A letter of St Clare to Blessed Agnes of Prague Consider the poverty, humility and charity of Christ Happy the soul to whom it is given to attain this life with Christ, to cleave with all one’s heart to him whose beauty all the heavenly…

BACK TO THE ESSENTIAL: LOVE GOD, LIVE FOR HIM AND OTHERS.


BACK TO WHAT IS TRULY ESSENTIAL: LIVE FOR AND LOVE GOD AND OTHERS, AND DETACH OURSELVES FROM THE MUNDANE AND MATERIAL.   Dear brethren in Christ, as we prepare ourselves for Christmas, let us ask ourselves if we really liVe for the most essential goal in our life: to live for, with and in God…

August 11: ST. CLARE OF ASSISI. Founder of the Poor Clares.


August 11: ST. CLARE OF ASSISI. Founder of the Poor Clares St. Clare (1193-1253) followed the footsteps of her brother, St. Francis of Assisi, especially in the way St. Francis lived the virtue of poverty; she was remarkable for her penitent life. She founded the Order of the Poor Clares. BRIEF PROFILE “Clare was a…

POPE FRANCIS ON THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS


POPE FRANCIS ON THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS   Dear friends, here is a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave yesterday, Dec, 20, 2015 before and after praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. Caps and bold letters mine. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, The Gospel for this…