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Spiritual Bread

Father Girardey further explains why mental prayer is necessary to live a virtuous life.

“In order to know ourselves, we have also to know our relation, our duties towards God and what is required to fulfil them. 370 more words


The Golden Arrow

(Dictated by Our Lord to Sister Marie de Saint-Pierre in Reparation for Blasphemy)

May the Most Holy, Most Sacred, Most Adorable, Most Mysterious and Unutterable Name of God be praised, blessed, loved, adored and glorified in Heaven, on earth, and in the hells, by all God’s creatures, and by the Sacred Heart of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar. Amen


Feast of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Feast of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Liturgical Year
by Dom Prosper Louis Paschal Guéranger, O.S.B., 1904

White Double of the Second Class. 3,070 more words

The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Church twice commemorates the sorrows of its heavenly Mother. The Friday of Passion week, since the 15th century, has also been dedicated by the universal Church to Her Compassion. 492 more words

St. Catherine of Genoa

Noble in birth, rich, and exceedingly beautiful, Catherine had as a child rejected the solicitations of the world.

At sixteen years of age she found herself promised in marriage to a young nobleman of dissolute habits, who treated her with such harshness that, after five years, wearied out by his cruelty, she somewhat relaxed the strictness of her life and entered into the worldly society of Genoa. 154 more words



In today’s Gospel reading, we have hear the Parables of Mercy – the Parable of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Coin, and the Prodigal Son… 281 more words