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The Feast of St. George! ARE WE THERE YET? - April 23, 2015 Now here is a saint of mystery, legend, and glory. The popular story of St. George, passed down to us in the Golden Legend , has dragons and princesses running around, with our hero saving the day. This is the familiar tale and the origin of our saint's iconography, but, there are other legends of St. George, too. In one of the earliest legends , he's put to death, chopped up into little pieces, buried, and set on fire ~ three times ~ and each time God ...http://arewethereyet-davisfarmmom.blogspot.com/2015/04/the-feast-of-st-george.html
The Church Triumphant: Spotlight on St. Isidore the Farmer LIFE OF A CATHOLIC LIBRARIAN - March 24, 2015 ... dedicate the remainder of their lives to God, and they chose to live as brother and sister. During the course of his daily labors, Isidore wanted to make his work sacred by prayer and attending Mass. His fellow workers felt that he was being lazy by slipping off to attend Mass and, in their opinion, sticking them with extra work, so they informed their boss of his actions. When his boss came to check on the situation, he found angels plowing the field in Isidore's stead. I love that that image ...http://lifeofacatholiclibrarian.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-church-triumphant-spotlight-on-st.html
Saint of the Day: Turibius DA MIHI ANIMAS - March 23, 2015 ... native peoples' rights and the Latin American ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2015/03/saint-of-day-turibius.html
"It's Worth Revisiting" Wednesday - Holy Priests and Zeal for Salvation of Souls or Political Activism and Social Justic HARVESTING THE FRUITS OF CONTEMPLATION - March 18, 2015 ... frequently write urging prayers for our priests, prayers for more holy priests, prayers for priests whose lives are truly centered on the Eucharist, and for priests who have an unflinching zeal for the salvation of souls. Why not offer a monthly Novena to St. John Vianney on behalf of your priests? Despite the pleas of John Paul II and Benedict XVI that their priests follow this holy man's example, this patron saint of priests is too often ...http://harvestingthefruitsofcontemplation.blogspot.com/2015/03/its-worth-revisiting-wednesday-holy.html
St. Angela Merici: Founder of the Urusulines, Religious Educator of Women CATHOLIC FIRE - January 27, 2015 ... the words of our Lord: 'Learn of me, for I am meek and humble of heart.' Thus you are imitating God, of whom it is said: 'He has disposed all things pleasantly.' And again Jesus said: 'My yoke is easy and my burden light.' - From Spiritual Testament by Saint Angela Merici St. Angela Merici -- A Prayer of Remembrance Angela, a valiant woman, inspire us today to be people of faith, people of action, people in love with God and all creation. May we be makers of peace in a wounded ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/01/st-angela-merici-founder-of-urusulines.html
St. André Bessette ATONEMENTONLINE - January 5, 2015 ... believed that was because this was the place where he should have been all along. The Holy Cross Brothers took him into the novitiate but soon found out what others had learned – as hard as Alfred (now Brother André) wanted to work, he simply wasn't strong enough. They asked him to leave the order, but André, out of desperation again, appealed to a visiting bishop who promised him that André would stay and take his vows as a Religious Brother. After his vows, Brother ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2015/01/st-andre-bessette.html
A Brand New Year of Guaranteed Graces: More Consecrations, Two Covenants, and the Adoration of Our Deliverer GOD IS AT WORK IN YOU! - January 1, 2015 ... Sacred Passion), promoting His Work of Reparation and His Holy Face Devotion (three Christocentric devotions in one) far and wide, and serving the Lord and God's most holy Mother, the Mediatrix of all of God's graces, as ambassadors. It will mean spending one's self instead of endlessly coveting ever more money for anything under the sun. It will mean slowing down, and being quiet. It will mean providing quiet in God's House so people can properly pray, and hear God speaking. For many it will ...http://godisatworkinyou.blogspot.com/2015/01/a-brand-new-year-of-guaranteed-graces.html