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St John Paul II & St John Vianney on the Priesthood

With today’s memorial of St John Vianney, patron saint of priests, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the wondrous gift of the priesthood — and how much we as laity should support, encourage, and love our priests. 650 more words


St. John Vianney on the Priesthood

On this, the Feast of St. John Vianney, I reproduce his Catechism on the Holy Priesthood.  May he intercede for the Priests of the Church, that they will convert back to and be faithful to the True Faith. 1,041 more words


Where is heaven?

It was an unforgettable summer in 2012! That was the summer, I earned a scholarship to study in Rome and before Rome, I spent a week in that little village in France. 181 more words


Blogging the Bible 61 - Judges 17-21 - All the people did what was right in their own eyes

In those days there was no king in Israel; all the people did what was right in their own eyes. (Judges 17:6, cf.18:1, 19:1, 12:25) 818 more words

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"A Life Transfigured by the Eucharist" - Talk by Fr. Jerome

In this, the fifth and final talk in our Eucharistic Miracles, Fr. Jerome prophesies that a day comes for us all when following the unfolding of events at work in life, we will find our soul stranded upon the edge of a sea shore that stretches into eternity. 78 more words


Show Me Your Glory

One of the most powerful request one can make is “Show me Your Glory!” We read that one of the most revered men of God in the Bible boldly asked God to do so. 341 more words

August 4: ST. JOHN MARIA VIANNEY, Patron Saint of Parish Priests

Patron of Parish Priests

“Saint Jean-Marie-Baptiste Vianney , was born on May 8, 1786 near Lyons, France.

Nearly refused admittance into the seminary due to ‘his ignorance,’ then denied ordination for failing the exam, a good bishop finally recognized the sanctity of our simple Saint. 378 more words

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