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St. Philip Neri, Patron Saint of Joy CATHOLIC FIRE - May 25, 2015 ... was a cheerful and friendly boy, who was well-liked by all who knew him. At eighteen, Philip was sent to the town of San Germano, where he lived with a childless relative who had a business there to train as an apprentice and heir. Philip had a strong aptitude for business. Soon after his arrival, Philip began speaking of his conversion, which dramatically changed his life. He left his relative's home and set out for Rome, as he had a vision that he had a mission to fulfill there. He left ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/05/st-philip-neri-patron-saint-of-joy.html

Kneeling Before the Poor THE FIFTH COLUMN - May 4, 2015 In a recent radio address, Pope Francis expressed his heart's desire: "How I wish," he said, "that Christians could kneel in veneration when a poor person enters the church." Some Catholics are taking issue with the Pope. "We kneel only before Christ Himself!" they exclaim heatedly. Now, before I take a step more, let me quote St. Augustine (all saint quotes are taken from the preceding link): Try to acquire the virtues you believe lacking in your ...http://skellmeyer.blogspot.com/2015/05/kneeling-before-poor.html

Blessed Maria Gabriella, Model of Redemptive Suffering CATHOLIC FIRE - April 22, 2015 ... people Quotes from Blessed Maria Gabriella "In simplicity of heart I gladly offer everything, O Lord." "The Lord put me on this path, he will remember to sustain me in battle." "To His mercy I entrust my frailty." "I saw in front of me a big cross..., I thought that my sacrifice was nothing in comparison to His." "I offered myself entirely and I do not withdraw the given word." "God's will whatever it may be, this is my joy, my happiness, my peace." "I will ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/04/blessed-maria-gabriella-model-of.html

Book Review: The Spirit of St. Francis: Inspiring Words From Pope Francis SPIRITUAL WOMAN - April 20, 2015 ... of Saint Francis" is a wonderful compilation of his most memorable quotes to ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/SPBgN/~3/IRxYwHoAWdQ/book-review-spirit-of-st-francis.html

St. Gemma Galgani: Mystic, Stigmatist, Virgin, Visionary, and Victim Soul CATHOLIC FIRE - April 11, 2015 ... Mother (who was then Venerable Gabriel) she was miraculously cured. Gemma bore the stigmata, receiving the wounds of Christ on her hands and feet each Thursday evening through Friday afternoon beginning in June 1889 and continuing into 1901. As a visionary, she saw her guardian angel daily, who protected and consoled her, and occasionally scolded her for her faults. Gemma had a profound prayer life and a deep union with God. She attended Mass twice a day, while receiving communion once. She ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/04/st-gemma-galgani-mystic-stigmatist.html

St. John Baptist De La Salle: Patron of Teachers CATHOLIC FIRE - April 7, 2015 ... teachers. He is known for promoting and reforming Christian education, especially among the poor. John Baptist de la Salle was born at Rheims in France in 1651. After ordination to the priesthood, he devoted himself to the education of boys and the founding of schools for the poor. He liquidated his personal fortune (about $400,000) and donated it to the poor in the form of bread during the great famine of 1683-1684. He Instituted the process ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/04/st-john-baptist-de-la-salle-patron-of.html

Confederate Flags and Safe Spaces ... And a Prayer Request THE IMPRACTICAL CATHOLIC - March 24, 2015 ... as a form of emotional blackmail , while allowing the psychic wounds to become gangrenous. Not to mention, I can't help but be both aggravated and amused by people who speak their piece with an if-you-don't-like-it-f***k-you-poor-widdle-baby attitude, but scream bloody murder about being insulted, threatened, and harmed by "microagressions". Moreover, in a time when policy arguments increasingly depend on charges of cognitive bias ( "Check your privilege!" ), the implicit ...http://impracticalcatholic.blogspot.com/2015/03/confederate-flags-and-safe-spaces-and.html

St. John Joseph of the Cross: Model of Charity and Humility CATHOLIC FIRE - March 5, 2015 ... Franciscan Order of the Reform of Saint Peter of Alcantara, at Naples. St. John Joseph was a quiet man of contemplation. He practiced self-denial in the form of strict penances: he fasted constantly, never drank wine, and slept only three hours each night. In 1674, he was sent to found a friary at Afila, in Piedmont and helped to build the friary with his own hands. Afterwards, he was elevated to the priesthood and became the master of novices, becoming an excellent model and mentor to them ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/03/st-john-joseph-of-cross-model-of.html

St. Katharine Drexel: Woman of Charity, Fortitude, and Justice CATHOLIC FIRE - March 2, 2015 ... not part with luxuries. At that time, the Bishop discouraged her from entering the convent. As a young and wealthy woman, Katharine Drexel made her social debut in 1879. However, after she nursed her stepmother through a three-year terminal illness, Katharine began to realize that all the money her family had could not purchase protection from suffering or death. It was then that her life changed dramatically. As time passed, Katharine became more and more convinced that she should become a ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/03/st-katharine-drexel-woman-of-charity.html

Others With More to Say.. BETTY DUFFY - February 17, 2015 ... it's better for me to read right now than it is for me to try and write anything. Too many false starts all saying the same thing. Instead, found quotes, from all over the damn place, because one book is just too simple and clarifying. Might as well gum up your mind trying to read ten books at once. Make the deep winter even more of a fuzz. * Saul Bellow from "There is Simply Too Much to Think About: Collected Nonfiction" "We have for hundreds of years had an idolatry of the ...http://bettyduffy.blogspot.com/2015/02/others-with-more-to-say.html

What on Earth Is Pope Francis Up to and Why? FR. Z'S BLOG - February 9, 2015 ... pastoral practice . Pope Francis' Church bypasses theological discussion and aims at going straight to the heart of the people. [I think that that distinction of "theological" versus "pastoral" is flawed, but…. In any event, this is why our sacred liturgical worship of God is pivotal in any effort we undertake in evangelization or new evangelization.] All of these new cardinals will bring their peculiar perspectives to the consistory the Pope has convened to discuss reform of the Roman ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/OdHbp7c38R4/

Saint John Bosco: Hero of Youth CATHOLIC FIRE - January 30, 2015 ... Melchior Bosco was born in 1815 to a poor farm family in the hillside hamlet of Becchi in northern Italy. When he was born, his mother consecrated him to the Blessed Virgin Mary. At the age of two, John lost his father. He was raised by his mother, Margaret Bosco, a hard-working woman who selflessly struggled to raise John and his two older brothers on her own. Following their father's death, it became necessary for John and his brothers to complete the farm chores previously ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/01/saint-john-bosco-hero-of-youth.html

Top 75 Pope Francis' Quotes AGGIE CATHOLIC BLOG - January 27, 2015 Top 75 Pope Francis' Quotes "Jesus is the gate opening up to salvation, a gate open to everyone." "God's forgiveness is stronger than any sin." "To change the world we must be good to those who cannot repay us." "We cannot keep ourselves shut up in parishes, in our communities, when so many people are waiting for the Gospel!" "The perfect family doesn't exist, nor is there a perfect husband or a perfect wife, and let's not talk about the perfect ...http://www.aggiecatholicblog.org/2015/01/top-75-pope-francis-quotes/