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Station Monday Lent IV: Statio ad Ss Quatuor Coronatos

Grant, we beseech Thee, O almighty God,
that we, who for our evil deeds justly deserve to be punished,
by the comfort of Thy…

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Why I LOVE Being Catholic ~ Intro

So, after having this blog for a year, posting a few things, and writing several things that didn’t seem right, so they didn’t get posted – I have FINALLY been inspired! 900 more words


Station Tuesday Lent I: Statio ad St Anastasiam

Look favourably, Lord,
upon Thy household,
and grant that our mind
being chastened by mortification of the body,
may glow in Thy sight with desire of Thee:

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God's Ways vs. Our Ways.

As Jesus’ ministry neared its end Scripture tells us “He began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again on the third day… 513 more words


24 February: Saint Matthias

We remember the story of Judas Iscariot well enough: the betrayal, the suicide, the purchase of the Potter’s Field; but also his constant presence with the Lord, his care for the material goods of the infant church, the easy temptation to despise and condemn the extravagant gesture of Mary who anointed the feet of Jesus with expensive perfumed oil (John 12:1-8), the concern for the poor… Not a bad man, but one lacking wisdom and humility. 301 more words

Daily Reflections

Why is there a feast day for a chair?

February 22 in the Catholic Church is officially the “Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.” At first glance the title is a bit strange. Why do we devote an entire day in the calendar to a chair? 495 more words