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The only known photo of Saint Bernadette Soubirous

Takin in 1862 at the grotto of the apparitions 3 years after the last vision.
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Perhaps the only one at the apparition site? There are any number of photos of her. For example: evangelhoquotidiano.org/zoom_img.php commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3aBernadet…

Les meilleures blagues de jésuites sur les jésuites

Automobile contre coupe de cheveux « Un jeune garçon demande au curé de sa paroisse, un jésuite, s’il peut lui prêter sa voiture. Le jésuite répond : “Je ne te la donnerai pas tant que tu n’auras …
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Hercule738
Un lazariste professeur au séminaire de Toulouse, il y a environ 60 ans, s'adressant à ses séminaristes parmi lesquels se trouvaient quelques futurs … More

Three jokes about Jesuits, by Jesuits

Vanity A somewhat vain Jesuit suffering from heart problems needs an operation. On the operating table, he asks God, “Lord, do you think I’ll make it through, or is my end near?” God tells him, “No ……
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Francis de Sales, Why you shouldn’t fear the future

St. Francis de Sales: "Do not look forward to the trials and crosses of this life and fear. Rather, look to them with full confidence that, as they arise, God, to whom you belong, will deliver you …
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5 Quotes from the Church Fathers on the beauty of Christmas

Behold on Christmas a new and wondrous reality. The angels sing and the archangels blend their voices in harmony. The Cherubim hymn their joyful praise. The Seraphim exalt Christ’s glory. All join …
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G. K. Chesterton’s Christmas poem

Step softly, under snow or rain, To find the place where men can pray; The way is all so very plain That we may lose the way. Oh, we have learnt to peer and pore On tortured puzzles from our youth, …
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Dr Stuart Reiss
Thankfully i didnt learn this one as a child...i’d have been terrified...but now i appreciate the play of words... And served the mad gods, naming … More

Novena for Feast of the Circumcision Dec 23- 31

Most Bountiful God, I sincerely and humbly thank Thee for all of Thy many benefits to me during the past year, and for the privilege of beginning a new year. Do Thou mercifully continue Thy gracious …
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Christmas prayer from St Bernard of Clairvaux

Let Your goodness Lord appear to us, that we, made in your image, conform ourselves to it. In our own strength we cannot imitate Your majesty, power, and wonder nor is it fitting for us to try. But …
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Litany to Baby Jesus in the Manger

Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy, Christ, have mercy, Christ, have mercy, Lord have mercy, Lord, have mercy. Infant Jesus, hear us, Infant Jesus, graciously hear us. God the Father of Heaven,
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3 Quotes, St Peter Canisius on Christmas

In the light of all this approval from Sacred Scripture, let me ask my listeners once more: “Has anybody the right to criticize us even if we seem to be beside ourselves with joy to-day over the …
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Dr Stuart Reiss
A lot more than 3 quotes there......but...ill let you off
Jungerheld
Beautiful! Thank you for sharing, @Novena - Oremus !

5 Saintly quotes on how to approach the Eucharist with a ‘Christmas’ spirit

When we worship you in the form of bread … we always see you as an adult. But every year at Christmas, you reveal yourself to us as a child born in a crib. We stand in silent amazement … In silent …
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Novena to St John the Evangelist Dec 18th – Dec 26th

O glorious Apostle, who, on account of thy virginal purity, wast so beloved by Jesus as to deserve to lay thy head upon His divine breast, and to be left, in His place, as son to His most holy …
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Very rare photo of St Therese of Lisieux and community

St Therese and the sisters at the cloistered Carmelite community of Lisieux, Normandy. Photograph from Pontifical University of the Holy Cross via Massimilano Migliorato for CPP
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mccallansteve
Beautiful picture of what real nuns were and should now be. Sadly, today most nuns dress as lay women and believe as liberals.
Dr Stuart Reiss
Shes the one standing on the left next to the column. Theres a statue Jesus In front of her..Her sister Celine took this with her camera brought to … More

Prayer to St. Lucy, for the eyes of the body and those of the soul

Preserve also the eyes of my soul, the faith, through which I can know my God ... O St Lucy, you preferred to let your eyes be torn out instead of denying the faith and defiling your soul; and God, …
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G.K. Chesterton’s “A Christmas Carol”

A Christmas Carol The Christ-child lay on Mary’s lap, His hair was like a light. (O weary, weary were the world, But here is all aright.) The Christ-child lay on Mary’s breast, His hair was like a …
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Dr Stuart Reiss
Nor did he say “if in the case of irrevocable breakdown of a validly contracted marriage and one or both spouses enter into another long term … More

5 Inspiring quotes from Desert Mothers

Amma Theodora said, “It is good to live in peace, for the wise man practices perpetual prayer. It is truly a great thing for a virgin or a monk to live in peace, especially for the younger ones. …
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The day when the devil praised the Immaculate Conception

It was the year 1823. The devil had possessed an illiterate 12-year-old boy, who lived in what is today the Italian province of Avellino, near Naples in southern Italy. Two Dominican priests who …
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Novena - Oremus
@prince0357 Vera Madre son Io d’un Dio che è Figlio e son figlia di Lui, benché sua Madre; ab aeterno nacqu’Egli ed è mio Figlio, in tempo Io nacqu… More
Thanks very much!

Novena in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec 3rd – 11th

Our Lady of Guadalupe, according to thy message in Mexico I venerate thee as the Virgin Mother of the true God for whom we live, the Creator of all the world, Maker of heaven and earth. In spirit I …
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Immaculate Conception Novena Novena 29 to Dec.7

O IMMACULATE Virgin! Mary, conceived without sin! Remember, thou was miraculously preserved from even the shadow of sin, because thou was destined to become not only the Mother of God, but also the …
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