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Saint Clare of Assisi, Virgin and Foundress BIG C CATHOLICS - August 10, 2017 ... avail. In fact, eventually, two of Clare's sisters and her widowed mother would follow her into consecrated life, joining the Second Order of St. Francis. The nuns of the new religious Order were especially dedicated to extreme poverty and prayer. Secluded from the world, they went without shoes, slept on the ground and obtained from meat: subsiding only on the donations they received. The chapel of San Damiano, which St. Francis had repaired in response to ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/08/saint-clare-of-assisi-virgin-and.html

What's a Sister or Nun Today? ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC BLOGGERS - August 9, 2017 ... to offer her whole life to him. She follows Jesus and imitates him usually by making the three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. She belongs to a particular congregation founded for a certain purpose and marked by a charism, that is, a special gift for the benefit of the whole Church. Congregations can be devoted to social action, promoting life, giving retreats, missionary work, or publishing. Others focus on the traditional ministries of teaching and ...http://associationofcatholicwomenbloggers.blogspot.com/2017/08/whats-sister-or-nun-today.html

Saint Peter Julian Eymard: Apostle of the Eucharist JEAN M. HEIMANN - August 3, 2017 ... the strength for the journey of life. Saint Peter Julian Eymard was born to a poor family in La Mure d'Isère in southeastern France near Grenoble. From early childhood he led a holy life and demonstrated an intense devotion to the Eucharist. One day, five-year-old Peter Julian Eymard secretly strayed from his family home. His sister and half-sister looked everywhere for the boy and finally found him in the parish church, standing on a stool near the ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/08/saint-peter-julian-eymard-apostle-eucharist/

St. Eusebius of Vercelli ATONEMENTONLINE - August 1, 2017 ... became a member of the Roman clergy under Pope Julius. Consecrated for the see of Vercelli in 344, he gathered his clergy into a community life, founding also the dioceses of Turin and Embrun. In 355, he attended the Council of Milan as legate of Pope Liberius, which defended St. Athanasius against those Western bishops intimidated by the emperor. When Eusebius was ordered along with other bishops to condemn Athanasius, he refused, insisting instead that they ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2017/08/st-eusebius-of-vercelli.html

St. Eusebius of Vercelli, Martyr, Defender of the Faith BIG C CATHOLICS - August 1, 2017 ... member of the Roman clergy under Pope Julius. Consecrated for the see of Vercelli in 344, he gathered his clergy into a community life, founding also the dioceses of Turin and Embrun. In 355, he attended the Council of Milan as legate of Pope Liberius, which defended St. Athanasius against those Western bishops intimidated by the emperor. When Eusebius was ordered along with other bishops to condemn Athanasius, he refused, insisting instead that they all sign ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/08/st-eusebius-of-vercelli-martyr-defender.html

What Breakdancing Priests and the Incarnation Share in Common - Both Can Be Scandalous. REFLECTIONS AND RUMINATIONS - July 30, 2017 http://frlukefong.blogspot.com/2017/07/what-breakdancing-priests-and.html

A Love Louder Than Noise WHERE THE RUBBER HITS THE ROAD - July 27, 2017 The New York Times and National Post recently discovered the "trend" of young women entering religious orders to become nuns. Marlena Loughheed didn't need to read the news. She listened to her heart, and shares with Convivium why she answered the call to consecrated life. A Love Louder Than Noise Convivium Magazinehttp://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/oOuOI/~3/Grb5RNWcYMc/a-love-louder-than-noise.html

Saint James the Greater, Apostle, "Son of Thunder" BIG C CATHOLICS - July 24, 2017 ... flourished on the shores of the Galilean Sea. The Galilean origin of St. James in part explains the energy of temper and the vehemence of character which earned for him and St. John the name Boanerges, or "sons of thunder". Galileans were the fiercest defenders of the Jewish nation. When John the Baptist proclaimed the coming of the Messiah, St. John became a disciple and was directed to "the Lamb of God". Later, he brought his brother James to Jesus. The call of St. James is found in Matthew, ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/07/saint-james-greater-apostle-son-of.html

St. Macrina the Younger: Virgin and Ascetic JEAN M. HEIMANN - July 19, 2017 ... monastery of women and men founded by Basil. Kissing an iron crucifix that held the relics of the Cross of the Savior, which she always had close to her, St. Macrina the Younger died peacefully in the year 379. She was buried beside her parents. The post St. Macrina the Younger: Virgin and Ascetic appeared first on Jean M. Heimann ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/07/st-macrina-younger-virgin-ascetic/

Deacon Bob's Homily for Corpus Christi CATHOLIC FAITH AND REFLECTIONS - July 18, 2017 ... world could renew the earth if every day they fervently prayed that prayer and took Jesus into themselves in Holy Communion and become who they receive. We could change the world for we would be united to Christ and to each other, and Jesus would work through us unhindered. We would become one body in Christ, united to each other and with God the Father in the power of the Holy Spirit. We celebrate today the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, or Corpus Christi. There are two important ...http://bob.yerhot.org/2017/07/deacon-bobs-homily-for-corpus-christi/

PRECIOUS BLOOD. - The TWO DRINKS of CHRIST on Holy Week. GLORIA OLIVAE - July 2, 2017 ... Precious Blood of Christ, we will momentarily separate the host from the wine and look only at the wine. At the last Supper Christ drank wine and consecrated it to become His Body and Blood. So, the consecrated Wine is the Body and Blood of Christ. This is what the apostles drank that symbolized their intense union with the Mystical Body of Christ, the Church. This is a guarantee of salvation; that the apostles had worthily and voluntarily received the Body ...http://odondecastro.blogspot.com/2017_07_01_archive.html#8814128726497974944

Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord 2017 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LATIN MASS - July 1, 2017 ... ills of this life on earth, that we may enjoy its everlasting fruit in heaven. Through the same. Collect. Mass of the Most Precious Blood of Our ...http://knightsofcolumbuslatinmass.blogspot.com/2017/07/feast-of-most-precious-blood-of-our.html