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Monday Motivation: St. Monica – An example to pray unceasingly

Last week we celebrated the Memorial of St. Monica, the venerated and hard praying mother of St. Augustine. Monica was likely a woman of Mediterranean descent; a Roman citizen of Northern Africa and a Christian, she found herself in an arranged marriage with a Pagan, where she allowed her charity to prevail and did not let the tough circumstance of her life break her spirit. 385 more words

Augustine for Latin lovers

The feast of St Augustine of Hippo was a couple of days ago, which provides a slightly belated excuse to share some Augustine which I’ve been meaning to post for a while. 358 more words

Theology

Changing our hearts

This is a story some of you might find quite familiar. It’s a true story of a good Catholic mother whose very intelligent son went off to University and began to live a wild selfish life. 1,068 more words

Homilies

Our Hearts are Restless

A couple Sundays ago, our priest gave a beautiful, yet challenging sermon. He told us there are two reasons why it’s so difficult to love God with all your heart, soul and mind. 560 more words

Catholic

Litany of the Three Patrons

* Taken from Kyrie Eleison: Two Hundred Litanies with Historico-Liturgical Introduction and Notes by Rev. Fr. Benjamin Francis Musser, O.F.M. (Westminster, MD: The Newman Bookshop, 1944).

Prayers & Devotions