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Lenten Meditation 33: The Trouble and Confusion of the Hour of Death

1. Be ye always ready: for at what hour you think not, the Son of man will come . “Be ye always ready.” Our blessed Saviour does not tell us to begin to prepare ourselves when death has arrived, but to prepare ourselves beforehand; because the time of death will be a time of confusion, when it will be morally impossible to prepare ourselves in a proper manner to appear for judgment, and to obtain a favorable sentence. 421 more words


St Joseph: Blessed is the Man

His mother said to him, My Son, why hast thou treated us so? Think, what anguish of mind thy father and I have endured, searching for thee. 1,143 more words

Christian Sanctity

Here and in the next few posts, we shall read from The Consolation of the Devout Soul by Venerable Joseph Frassinetti (1804-1868), Prior of St. Sabina in Genoa and founder of the Sons of Holy Mary Immaculate. 366 more words


Good Living

from the book Imitation of Christ:

“A lowly knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than the deep searching of man’s learning. Not that learning is to be blamed, nor the taking account of anything that is good; but a good conscience and a holy life is better than all. 19 more words

5th Sunday of Lent Year B - We want to see Jesus

A Catholic homily by Fr Guy de Gaynesford
Readings:  Jeremiah 31: 31-34, Ps 50, Hebrews 5: 7-9, John 12: 20-30

Listen to this homily on your computer or click on the image to subscribe to this podcast iTunes… 7 more words


A Prayer For St. Patrick's Day

I bind to myself today
The strong virtue of the Invocation of the Trinity:
I believe the Trinity in the Unity
The Creator of the Universe.

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