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The Daily Gospel and Readings 22 January 2015 DAILY PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS - January 22, 2015 ... that we should have such a high priest: holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, higher than the heavens. He has no need, as did the high priests, to offer sacrifice day after day, first for his own sins and then for those of the people; he did that once for all when he offered himself. For the law appoints men subject to weakness to be high priests, but the word of the oath, which was taken after the law, appoints a son, who has been made perfect forever. The main ...http://prayersandmeditations.com/2015/01/22/the-daily-gospel-and-readings-22-january-2015/
Christus Mansionem Benedicat! MAN WITH BLACK HAT - January 6, 2015 ... holy water known as "Epiphany water." The blessing for it, which takes place only for this occasion, is to be found in the traditional Rituale Romanum , and includes a prayer of exorcism. The blessed chalk and the holy water are then taken home, to be used that evening. + + + We begin with the Sign of the Cross, and the words of Psalm 71(72) "Deus, judicium": Give the King your justice, O God, * and your righteousness to the King's son; That he may rule your people righteously * and the poor ...http://manwithblackhat.blogspot.com/2015/01/christus-mansionem-benedicat.html
Laughing, Loving, and Crying Through 36 Years of Marriage: 10 Years & Then Some ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC WOMEN BLOGGERS - December 4, 2014 ... have you been married and how many kids do you have? We have been married for 36 years, and we are still in love. Surprisingly, we really have become one, deeply in tune with each other's spirits. Our tangible joy is inexplicable through secular eyes because from all outward appearances our life together has been a tough journey including poverty, nine kids, overwhelming chores on a small family farm and clinical depression. One priest gently consoled us by explaining we have ...http://associationofcatholicwomenbloggers.blogspot.com/2014/12/laughing-loving-and-crying-through-36.html
Advent Spiritual Reading SUFFERING WITH JOY - December 3, 2014 ... writing and when I saw these meditations on line, I determined to find out more about this missionary. Good missionaries are very special and very fascinating. None of them can be God's instruments for salvation without spending a lot of time in prayer and Sacred Scripture study. So who is this renowned Archbishop Goodier, I wondered and is his missionary vocation evident in his work? He doesn't have a Wikipedia page but the Great Harwood page tells us a bit and I found his ordination and ...http://www.sufferingwithjoy.com/2014/12/03/advent-spiritual-reading/
Hope of Thy Children Scarred by Sin VULTUS CHRISTI - December 2, 2014 ... her children. She is the Mother of Mercy, the Consoler of the Afflicted, the Health of the Sick, and the Mediatrix of All Graces. I thank the Mother of God for her interventions in the lives of those whom I have entrusted to her care, and magnify with her the Most Holy Trinity. Here is the prayer, first in my English translation, and then in the original French text. Efficacious Consecration of Persons to the Pierced and Immaculate Heart of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary In the ...http://vultus.stblogs.org/index.php/2014/12/immaculata-hope-of-thy-childre/
Figures of Advent COUNTERCULTURAL FATHER - November 30, 2014 ... Fr Alfred Delp's Advent of the Heart . I had not previously known of this heroic young Jesuit priest, who was arrested and ultimately executed by the Nazis. This book contains both sermons he preached before his imprisonment, and also meditations which he wrote (while handcuffed and under watchful guard) and had smuggled out of prison. It also has the texts of the Mass (EF) in Latin (and translated into English) for the four Sundays of Advent, as his sermons drew heavily on ...http://ccfather.blogspot.com/2014/11/figures-of-advent.html