July 11: ST. BENEDICT, Patron of Europe. Summary vid +full text.


July 11 ST. BENEDICT, ABBOT Short bio and Divine office 2nd reading Born at Norcia, Italy, St. Benedict (480-547) chose to live a solitary life at Subiaco and eventually organized a form of monastic life in twelve monasteries. The monks who joined Saint Benedict devoted themselves to work and prayer. In the great abbey of…

POPE FRANCIS: “COME TO ME (Mt. 11:28).”


Pope Francis “COME TO ME ALL OF YOU WHO ARE TIRED (MT 11:28).” Summary vid + full text. OUTLINE When life becomes burdensome, Jesus tells us: “Come to me.” The temptation to enclose ourselves leading to sadness and prostration. It is not enough to come out of ourselves. It is necessary to know where to…

ON LOVING MOTHER MARY.


ON LOVING MOTHER MARY. Perhaps you may have asked yourself, with a bit of worry: “Am I loving Our Lady ‘too much’?” I assure you that you have nothing to be afraid of. For us Catholics, we love Mother Mary very much simply because Our Lord Jesus Christ loved her a lot! As Christians called…

POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on the essential characteristics of Christian missionary discipleship, which he identified as being bound to Our Lord Jesus Christ and being bearers of Him – ambassadors of Christ, as St. Paul…

POPE FRANCIS ON FAITH, HOROSCOPES & FORTUNE-TELLERS


POPE FRANCIS ON CHRISTIAN FAITH, HOROSCOPES & FORTUNE-TELLERS (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday told believers not to look to horoscopes or to consult fortune-tellers to foresee the future; but to allow God to guide them in a journey full of surprises. The Pope was speaking during the last Santa Marta Mass of the season…

SACRED HEART OF JESUS: Devotion and 12 Promises


The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the 12 Promises of Our Lord Jesus Christ. OUTLINE The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Jesus’ 12 Promises to the devotees to His Sacred Heart. Dear brethren in Christ, as we this Friday is the 1st Friday of the month, dedicated to the devotion…

GOD IS OUR FATHER! Happy Father’s day, dearest God!


GOD IS OUR FATHER! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY DEAREST GOD! Dear brethren in Christ, GOD IS OUR FATHER! This marvellous REALITY SHOULD FILL OUR ENTIRE EXISTENCE WITH PROFOUND JOY, OPTIMISM AND THANKSGIVING FOR GOD IS NOT AN INDIFFERENT GOD BUT IS A FATHER TO ALL! Isn’t it true that kids sometimes boast of the achievements of…