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Love With Which We Do Actions

“You know well enough that Our Lord does not look so much at the greatness of our actions, nor even at their difficulty, but at the love with which we do them.” (St. 16 more words

Words Of Wisdom

Martyr Who Refused to Deny His Faith And Accept Islam Takes Step Toward Sainthood

As he addressed the crowds gathered together in St. Peter’s Square to pray the Sunday Angelus on August 30, Pope Francis again asked for prayers and support for the countless Christians facing persecution, especially in the Middle East. 1,041 more words

Pope Francis

Jesus is Coming, Look Busy (Memorial of St. Monica, Aug. 27, 2015)

There’s an old saying, “Jesus is coming, look busy!” And it may come from this gospel.

We often think, or at least our society thinks, that busy is good. 543 more words

Saints

St. Louis IX of France

Feastday: August 25

Patron of Third Order of St. Francis, France, French monarchy; hairdressers

Birth: 1214

Death: 1270

Louis was born on 25 April 1214 at Poissy, near Paris, the son of Prince Louis the Lion and Princess Blanche, and baptised in La Collégiale Notre-Dame church. 171 more words

Christianity

Pope Francis Surprises the Faithful By Sitting In Pews With Them During Mass

Vatican Radio reports that on Friday, visitors in St. Peter’s Basilica received a big surprise when Pope Francis spontaneously decided to attend the 7:00 a.m. morning Mass at the Altar of St. 235 more words

Pope Francis

St. Bartholomew-Saint of the day 24th August

St. Bartholomew

 Feast Day: Monday, August 24, 2015

In the New Testament, Bartholomew is mentioned only in the lists of the apostles. Some scholars identify him with Nathanael, a man of Cana in Galilee who was summoned to Jesus by Philip. 515 more words

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