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Novena to St. Gertrude November 7th –November 15th

The Litany of St. Gertrude the Great Antiphon : Lord Jesus! In union with that love which drew Thee down upon earth and caused Thee to fulfill the work of our Redemption, I offer Thee this prayer. …

When a soul from Purgatory visited St. Gemma Galgani

St. Gemma Galgani (1878-1903) from Italy heard (according to The Life of St. Gemma Galgani) of a Passionist nun who was on the point of death: Her prayer, at least in part, was heard. The Sister …
frjimanderson
Read "The Life of St. Gemma Galgani" by Venerable Fr. Germanus, C.P. You won't be disappointed...
salliperson
I love St. Gemma. With All Souls Day nearing we need to concentrate on helping the poor souls in Purgatory with our prayers and sacrifices.

"The First Mass of Blessed Michele Rua" by Paolo Giovanni Crida in the Church of San Francesco di …

Blessed Michele Rua, whose Feast is celebrated today, was assisted at his First Mass by St. John Bosco.
Prayhard
Sad as Salesians are now generally fervent V2 men who would be triggered by a good Catholic liturgy.

Bl. Jozef Stanek SAC was hanged from his own stole

The Polish Church commemorates September 22 Bl. Jozef Stanek SAC. During the Warsaw Uprising, 1944, he celebrated Masses in difficult conditions, helped wounded and dying people, helped civilians. …

Today is the 100th anniversary of the visible stigmata of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina.

During the thanksgiving after the Holy Mass, Father Pio received the stigmata in his hands, feet, and side.

This vision was a great comfort to St. Dominic

Saint Dominic's feast day today. Ora pro nobis. One night, when St. Dominic prayed in the church of St. Peter, he saw Christ sitting on a throne in the clouds, surrounded by indescribable splendor. …
G.K.Chesterton
A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.

St. Basil the Great on how sexual abuse by priests should be punished

St. Peter Damian wrote to Pope Leo IX in 1049 Of Clerics or Monks Who Are Seducers of Men (Letter31) He quotes Basil the Great (329-379): “Any cleric or monk who seduces young men or boys, or who …
Prayhard
Nothing less, in fact this is compassion for the perverted priest. This could not even compare to the fires of hell awaiting sinners.
Jim Dorchak
Well it looks like times have changed. Fr. Martin talks of NORMALIZING homos. Maybe it is me but I do not think Our Most Holy Father and Pope ..... … More

Warum die Muttergottes einen Babysitter braucht

Die Gottesmutter lässt einen Engel das Jesuskind halten, um den Teufel niederzuringen. Quelle ist das Brevier "Taymouth Hours", 1325-1340
Eremitin
ungewöhnliches, aber starkes Bild

Why Mary Needs A Babysitter

Mary letting an angel hold baby Jesus so she can beat up the devil and smash his head into the ground. It's from the Taymouth Hours, 1325-1340
Go Mary, Go Mary, beat that evil beast up, smash him into the turf!

Remembering the Martyrs of Compiegne - killed July 17th

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“Courage, my sister, the yoke of a Carmelite is necessarily very light or very heavy in proportion as one’s courage bears it or one’s cowardice drags it.” St. Teresa of St. Augustine (Martyr of Compi… More
pw
The spiritual legacy of these Carmelites and many more such as St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) is being trashed by the regulations of … More
mccallansteve
Please God , give us more courageous religious like this for our day and age.

St Birgitta of Sweden rebuked the King for his homosexual life

So, she was the aunt of the King of Sweden, who although married to a French princess was living a debauched life of homosexuality. Birgitta -- who was married with several children -- infuriated …

Start novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel (July 7 to July 15)

O Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in this my necessity (mention intention(s) O Star of the …

10 Quotes About Hell from the Saints

1) “I am filled with fear and trembling, and all my bones are shaken at the thought of that unhappy country of the damned.” St. Bernard 2) “I saw the torments of hell and those of purgatory; no words…

Padre Pio prayed this prayer after receiving Holy Communion

Below is a profound pryer that Padre Pio composed and prayed after receiving Holy Communion. A beautiful prayer that attests Padre Pio's immense love of Jesus in the Eucharist. Stay with me, Lord, …
amarillo
Osobná modlitba pátra Pia po sv. prijímaní Zostaň so mnou, Pane, a daj mi pocítiť potrebu Tvojej prítomnosti. Ty vieš, ako ľahko na Teba zabúdam. … More
mccallansteve
Great prayer by an even greater saint.

The Oldest Known Prayer To Our Lady

An ancient prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the “Sub Tuum Praesidium”, is the oldest known prayer to Our Lady asking her intercession, older than even the Hail Mary itself. The hymn has long been …

How often and to whom did Jesus appear after his resurrection

The Gospels record ten occasians when Jesus appeard to his disciples in his resurrected body (not complete, e.g. there is an old tradition, that Jesus also appeared to his mother): Mary Magdalene

Worried about going to confession? Consoling words by St. John Vianney

St. John Vianney spent up to 16 hours a day hearing confessions. Here are quotes from his homilies about this sacrament: It is a beautiful thought, my children, that we have a Sacrament which heals …

Easter poem (Awesome)

Limbo by Sister Mary Ada The ancient greyness shifted Suddenly and thinned Like mist upon the moors Before a wind. An old, old prophet lifted A shining face and said: “He will be coming soon. The …
Quo vadis K
Seidenspinner, where did you get the article you posted here?
Seidenspinner
The Church abided alone in the faith of Mary that Jesus would triumph.