Pope Francis giving Catechesis

"O God, the Pastor and Ruler of all the faithful, look down, in your mercy, upon your servant, Francis, whom you have appointed to preside over your Church; and grant, we beseech you, that both by … More
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St Peter in St Peter's Basilica

"When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi he put this question to his disciples, ‘Who do people say the Son of Man is?’ And they said, ‘Some say he is John the Baptist, some Elijah, and … More
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"While still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah. Just as Jonah … More
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Our Father

"Jesus said to his disciples: ‘In your prayers do not babble as the pagans do, for they think that by using many words they will make themselves heard. Do not be like them; your Father knows what … More
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You Do It To Me

“Jesus said to his disciples: ‘When the Son of Man comes in his glory, escorted by all the angels, then he will take his seat on his throne of glory. All the nations will be assembled before him and … More
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Angels Ministered to Him

“The Spirit drove Jesus out into the wilderness and he remained there for forty days, and was tempted by Satan. He was with the wild beasts, and the angels looked after him. After John had been … More
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Give your bread to the hungry

“If you do away with the yoke, the clenched fist, the wicked word, if you give your bread to the hungry, and relief to the oppressed, your light will rise in the darkness, and your shadows become … More
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Clothe the Naked

“Is not this the sort of fast that pleases me – it is the Lord who speaks – to break unjust fetters and undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and break every yoke, to share your … More
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Choose Life

“Moses said to the people: ‘See, today I set before you life and prosperity, death and disaster. If you obey the commandments of the Lord your God that I enjoin on you today, if you love the Lord … More
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Loci Lenar
Beautiful stained glass window! What church was this photographed in?
Pre-conciliar sacred art is just a glimpse of heaven!


“Gather the people, sanctify the congregation; Assemble the elderly; gather the children, even infants nursing at the breast; Let the bridegroom leave his room, and the bride her bridal tent. … More
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Donde está esa pequeña iglesia?

Blessed Jordan of Saxony

Bl. Jordan was born towards the end of the twelfth century in Burgberg, Westphalia, Germany, and received the habit from Bl. Reginald in Paris on 12 February 1220. He was the first successor to St … More
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Blessed Reginald of Orleans

"I have no fears for the struggle, nay, I rather look forward to it with impatience, for ever since the Mother of God anointed me with her virginal hands in Rome, I have never ceased to put my whole … More
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Our Lady of Lourdes

"O God, you prepared a fit dwelling place for you Son through the Virgin's Immaculate Conception; we humbly beseech you that as we celebrate the Apparition of this same Virgin, we may obtain health … More
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Saint José Sánchez del Rio

"[T]hey cut the bottom of his feet and obliged him to walk around the town toward the cemetery.They also at times cut him with a machete until he was bleeding from several wounds.He cried and moaned … More
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Yes indeed Viva Cristo Rey
Viva Cristo Rey - you can watch it here: 74

St Scholastica with St Benedict

"The holy virgin Scholastica prayed to God that her brother would not leave her; she was able to obtain more than he did from the Lord of her heart, because her love was greater. How good and how … More
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St Cyril of Alexandria

"O God, you made the blessed Cyril, your confessor and bishop, to be an invincible defender of the divine motherhood of the most blessed Virgin Mary; grant at his intercession, that we who believe … More
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St John of Matha

In the Extraordinary Form calendar, 8 February is the feast of St John of Matha, founder of the Trinitarians who were dedicated to the liberation of Christians enslaved by Muslim traders and pirates … More
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Awesome! St Matha Pray for us. St. Raymond of Penafort Pray for us. O` Holy Mary ever virgin and conceived without sin; Pray for us that have recourse to thee. Amen
Extraordinary form? How about we call it what it really is; The Catholic mass. The Ordinary form? How about protestant light?

Jesuit Martyrs of Japan

On 6 February in 1597, St Paul Miki, a layman, and 25 others were martyred in Nagasaki. This painting, dating to the mid-17th-century was painted in the Japanese style and shows the Jesuit Martyrs … More
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Proč sem henta píše o Athosu? Ale jistě je zajímavé si přečíst a nejenom o 13. století....

Saint Agatha

"The Christian humility of the servant of God is much greater than the riches and pride of the king". This mosaic of St Agatha, 3rd-century virgin martyr of Sicily, is in the Basilica of the … More
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Saint Blaise

Today, 3 February, is the feast of St Blaise, bishop of Sebaste (in present day Turkey), who was martyred, probably early in the 4th century. Devotion to him spread throughout the Church during the … More
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