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From a homily on Saint Agatha by Saint Methodius of Sicily

Today we honor Saint Agatha, an early virgin and martyr. She is remembered for her chastity, compassion and her desire for living for Jesus alone. Below is a homily on the Memorial of Saint Agatha delivered by Saint Methodius, Bishop of Sicily. 360 more words


On Spiritual Perfection by Diadochus of Photica

The light that true knowledge gives out is the ability to distinguish unerringly what is right from what is wrong. This being so, the path of uprightness – which leads the mind towards God, the radiant sun of righteousness – takes that same mind into an unbounded light of knowledge and then leads it on to seek trustingly for love. 414 more words


I have fought the good fight

I just want to share with you a homily by Saint John Chrysostom

Though housed in a narrow prison, Paul dwelt in heaven. He accepted beatings and wounds more readily than others reach out for rewards. 424 more words

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Picking a Story

This is the Blog for January 16, 2016*

“What am I to do?” if I can answer the prior question -‘Of what story or stories do I find myself a part?”

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Eucharistic Adoration

May the Heart of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament be praised, adored and loved with grateful affection, at every moment in all the tabernacles of the world, even until the end of time.


My New Bible Companion

I have been looking for a new way to read the Holy Bible when I came across this devotional in the ads sent though my email. 260 more words


Advent - Week 1

Romans 5:5 – Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the holy Spirit that has been given to us. 550 more words

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