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One Long Day

CMF and I had a heck of a day! We had our dental appointment in Herrera at 930am. So that meant, we left the house at 830am! 685 more words

Personal Idiosyncracies

St. Pio of Pietrelcina Chapel (Albay, PH)

One of the many things I am fascinated about are churches and chapels. These houses of worship most of the time have stories to tell and would boast off architectural designs that are unique and really a sight to behold. 200 more words


Knotted Cord Rosary for Processions

 The knotted cord, one of the oldest forms of the rosary, has seen a recent surge in popularity.  The National Centre for Padre Pio in Barto, Pennsylvania, has a large knotted cord rosary that is used in processions.  187 more words

Finding Hope In The Darkness: A Journey With The Little Flower

I never knew who St. Therese was when I entered the Carmel of St. Therese of the Child Jesus & The Holy Face Convent in Gilmore, New Manila that evening of October 1, 2011. 1,759 more words

Difficult Grace

Today on the US Catholic Bishops’ website, I saw the name of the saint being celebrated today. I must’ve been still half-asleep because I was thinking it was some obscure person from long, long ago. 331 more words

Always be faithful to God - St Pio

Always be faithful to God in keeping the promises made to Him and do not bother about the ridicule of the foolish. Know that the saints were always sneered at by the world and the worldly; and they have trampled and triumphed over the world and its maxims. 10 more words

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