Jan. 17: ST. ANTHONY, ABBOT. Patriarch of monks. AV prayer & text.


January 17 ST. ANTHONY, ABBOT Patriarch of monks. AV prayer & text. Called the Patriarch of Monks, St. Anthony (251-356) retired to the desert when he was eighteen years old. He was the first abbot to form a stable rule for his family of monks dedicated to the divine Service. He led an austere life…

POPE FRANCIS: WHAT IS TRUE LOVE? AV Summary & text.


POPE FRANCIS: WHAT IS TRUE LOVE? AV Summary & text Dear brethren in Christ, below you have an excerpt of Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks during his meeting with young people in his Pastoral Visit to Turin in June 21, 2015 which I think would help a lot in opening the eyes of young and old…

PRAYER TO SANTO NIÑO OF CEBU. AV


PRAYER TO SANTO NIÑO OF CEBU O miraculous Santo Nino, prostrate before your sacred Image, we beseech you to cast a merciful look on our troubled hearts. Let Your tender love, so inclined to pity, be softened at our prayers, and grant us that grace for which we ardently implore you. Take from us all…

POPE FRANCIS: PROTECT THE CHILDREN FROM ALL FORMS OF OPPRESSION.


POPE FRANCIS: PROTECT THE CHILDREN FROM ALL FORMS OF OPPRESSION. Dear brethren in Christ, below you have Pope Francis’ letter written during the Feast of the Holy Innocents (Dec. 28, 2016) urging them to protect the children from the “Herods” of our time, from all forms of oppression, exploitation, suffering, harm and injustices. Although it…

BYE 2016! HELLO 2017! 3 SHORT PRAYERS.


GOODBYE 2016. WELCOME 2017: 3 SIMPLE & SHORT PRAYERS. Dear brethren in Christ, Happy 2017! Here you have 3 simple and short prayers not only to bid 2016 goodbye and welcome 2017, but also to repeat many times during the day. They are prayers which I learned from Blessed Alvaro del Portillo. Wishing you and…