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Franciscan Penitent St. Margaret of Cortona ABBEY ROADS - May 16, 2016 ... depend upon her own wits, to return to her old life became overwhelming. Her conversion, so unstable at first, demonstrates for us that our misfortunes are not immediately recognized for what they are - a call from God. Instead, in our panic, fear of the unknown can compromise our choices, making us all the more vulnerable to concupiscence as a means of survival. Margaret's conversion was painful and a difficult struggle. She was tested and mistrusted by the friars who guided her, as well as ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/05/franciscan-penitent-st-margaret-of.html
St. George A CATHOLIC LIFE - April 23, 2016 Saint George by Gustave Moreau. Español: San Jorge por Gustave Moreau. Galego: San Xurxo por Gustave Moreau Simple (1955 Calendar): April 23 Who was the real St. George? When St. George is mentioned, what often comes to mind is the image of the dragon slaying knight. But St. George's impact extends far beyond the tale of "dragon slayer." Many of the Christians in the Middle East in modern day Jordan are named George after this holy saint. Are they ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/myST/~3/0SpuvFTju7M/st-george.html
Saint Joseph: Strong and Silent CRISIS MAGAZINE - March 15, 2016 ... particular bullet, he reveals a most just and resolute heart. Indeed, in his readiness to serve the woman he loves, rather than expose her to the law, we see the grandeur of the man, his life seared with the memory of an ancient promise delivered to God's people, which he as a true son of David longs to see fulfilled. And who will shortly see, amid the most prosaic details of a perfectly ordinary life, hidden away all those years in Nazareth, all that had been promised by God between a Mother ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/mHjuW6CMPOs/saint-joseph-strong-and-silent