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St. Marguerite Bourgeoys: Woman of Faith, Fortitude, and Fervor CATHOLIC FIRE - January 12, 2016 Today is the feast of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, the founder of the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame, a teaching order. She is the patron saint of poor people and those rejected by religious orders. St. Marguerite Bourgeoys was a woman of aspirations and action, despite her fragile health. She was a woman of grace and fortitude, known for her obedience to God and for her perseverance in carrying out His desires despite the ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/01/st-marguerite-bourgeoys-woman-of-faith.html
St. Angela of Foligno and Mercy ABBEY ROADS - January 6, 2016 ... and orphans' rather than being a busybody. One author suggested her chief sin was just that - being a busybody or 'gossip'. Perhaps. If so she'd be an excellent example for someone like me to imitate - spending so much time online as I do. Did I ever mention I'm embarrassed to admit to anyone that I have a blog? I also try to immediately change the conversation when someone brings it up. I'm ashamed of it - which is why I've subtitled it - 'the last days ...' That said - I always thought ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/01/st-angela-of-foligno-and-mercy.html
A New Year's Resolution TEA AT TRIANON - January 1, 2016 ... how a young woman so desirous of God bore her excruciating pain and suffering with good cheer and fortitude, never losing concern for those around her. In the midst of great difficulty in breathing that was alleviated only by sitting up with arms extended in the form of a cross, and propped up on the shoulders of two supporting Sisters, St. Therese somehow managed to utter little puns and word plays that elicited laughter from those surrounding her death bed. In her concern ...http://teaattrianon.blogspot.com/2016/01/a-new-years-resolution.html
Whoever Endures YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - December 25, 2015 Feast of Saint Stephen, first martyr When they heard this, they were infuriated, and they ground their teeth at him. But he, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked up intently to heaven and saw the glory of God and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God." But they cried out in a loud voice, covered their ears, and rushed upon him together. Acts 7:54-57 "Brother will hand ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2015/12/whoever-endures.html
"Mondays With Mary" – St. Ambrose of Milan and Western Marian Doctrine TOM PERNA - December 7, 2015 Since today is the feast of Saint Ambrose, Patron of the Veneration of Mary , I thought it was a good day to share with you some of St. Ambrose's writings when it comes to the Blessed Virgin Mary. In his writings, we see some of the first significant Marian doctrine to penetrate Christianity in the West. Not only did he write a lot on the Blessed Virgin Mary, but the quality also is quite enlightening. Although he did not begin to study Theology until he ...http://tomperna.org/2015/12/07/mondays-with-mary-st-ambrose-of-milan-and-western-marian-doctrine/
R. I. P. Dr. Louise Cowan BACK BAY VIEW - November 18, 2015 http://backbayview.blogspot.com/2015/11/r-i-p-dr-louise-cowan.html