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Saint Francesca of Rome VULTUS CHRISTI - March 9, 2014 This painting, attributed to Antonio da Viterbo the Elder (1450-1516), depicts Saint Francesca being clothed by the Blessed Virgin in the great white veil that, even today, characterizes the Olivetan Benedictine Oblates of Mary she founded in 1433. Our Lady wears a golden mantle, which Saint Paul at the left wraps around Francesca Romana. Saint Paul also holds a scroll. The mystical scene takes place on a cloud; fiery Seraphim accompany ...http://vultus.stblogs.org/index.php/2014/03/9-march-saint-francesca-of-rom/
Why, Yes, My Mother Did Buy These Clothes for Me, Thank You! JUST WORDS - February 19, 2014 ... speaks with a special charism. He frequently reminds priests of the value of wearing the Roman collar.In a September 8, 1982 letter to Ugo Cardinal Poletti, his Vicar for the Diocese of Rome, instructing him to promulgate norms concerning the use of the Roman collar and religious habit, the Pontiff observed that clerical dress is valuable "not only because it contributes to the propriety of the priest in his external behavior or in the exercise of his ministry, but above all because it gives ...http://frpete.tumblr.com/post/77175984962
Post #279 VENITE, MISSA EST! - January 14, 2014 ... coerce believers into making pagan sacrifices. Paul went into hiding during the Decian persecution, but became aware of a family member's plan to betray him to the authorities. The young man retreated to a remote desert location, where he discovered a large abandoned cave that had once been used as a facility for making counterfeit coins. He found that he could survive on water from a spring, and the fruit of a tree that grew nearby. Forced into the wilderness by circumstance, Paul found he ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/VeniteMissaEst/~3/Dn8Q8xaiZIk/post-279.html
Thursday, 26 Dec – Stages of Faith OXYGEN - December 25, 2013 26 Dec – Feast of Saint Stephen, the first Martyr First Christian martyr. Deacon. Preacher. All we know of him is related in the Acts of the Apostles. While preaching the Gospel in the streets, angry Jews who believed his message to be blasphemy dragged him outside the city, and stoned him to death. In the crowd, on the side of the mob, was a man who would later be known as Saint Paul the Apostle. - The Patron Saint ...http://thecatholicwriter.com/oxygen/2013/12/thursday-26-dec-stages-of-faith/