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St. Gabriel - Not to be confused with the archangel.

Today (February 27) is the feast of St. Gabriel Possenti, also know as St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows. I actually have a fun personal story about this particular saint. 360 more words


A Benefice Refused

A person of high rank presented himself to St. Francis de Sales, to ask a benefice for an ecclesiastic who enjoyed his patronage. The Saint replied that as to conferring benefices he had tied his own hands, for he had decided that they should be given only after a competitive examination; but that he would not forget his recommendation, if this priest would offer himself to be examined with the others. 195 more words


Road & Reading Update

1. At 6:00 A.M. in February, Houston is merely warm and insanely humid.

2. Houston is home to the beautiful Annunciation Parish, a mere 10 minute muggy walk from the hotel: 175 more words


Lent IV - Luke 15:1-3

1 Now the publicans and sinners drew near unto him to hear him.

Gloss: That is, those who collect or farm the public taxes, and who make a business of following after worldly gain. 330 more words



Father Geiermann defines temperament and enumerates the characteristics of four general types of temperament:

“Temperament is the disposition resulting from the combination of man’s mental and physical constitution. 222 more words


Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where's the outrage?

Source: The Guardian

By Kristina Keneally

Every Muslim who speaks out is expected to own, explain and condemn any act carried out by Muslims worldwide. The same doesn’t apply to Catholics… 235 more words

The Muslim Times