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Saint Thérèse of Lisieux: Mystic, Comic, Everything INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - October 1, 2014 Mystic, Comic, Everything Fr. Bernard Bro Chapter One of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux: Her Family, Her God, Her Message Ignatius Insight Tall and strong, with the appearance of a child, a tone of voice, an expression, hiding within her a wisdom, a perfection, a perspicacity of a fifty-year-old. . . . Little innocent thing, to whom one would give God without confession, but whose head is full of mischief to play on anyone she pleases. Mystic, comic, everything ... she ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2014/10/saint-th%C3%A9r%C3%A8se-of-lisieux-mystic-comic-everything.html
Quis Resistet Sancti Michaelis Gladio? VULTUS CHRISTI - September 29, 2014 ... built by Christians conscious of the presence of the angels and of their involvement in everyday life. Saint Michael Delivers Don Clemente Across from the palazzo adorned with images of the angels stands the family's private chapel, a church constructed in honour of Saint Michael the Archangel by my ancestor, the Marchese Clemente Onoratelli (1669-1729), and consecrated in 1743. Over the altar hangs a large painting of Saint Michael defeating ...http://vultus.stblogs.org/index.php/2014/09/quis-resistet-sancti-michaelis/
The Curé Of Ars and the Angels ANGELS AND SAINTS . . . AND THE REST OF US - September 14, 2014 My previous post featuring St. John Vianney was short and sweet and seriously in need of a sequel considering the stature of the saint involved. To that end, and in honor of the Feast of the Curé of Ars (August 4th), I'd like to reflect a bit on the life of this remarkable priest and share some of his more memorable quotes about the angels (including the fallen ones, with whom he had some up-close-and-personal dealings). ~~~~~ St. John Vianney was born on May 8, 1786, ...http://angelsandsaintsandus.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-cure-of-ars-and-angels.html
Just When You Were Thinking to Give Up? CHILDREN'S ROSARY - August 8, 2014 ... looking at the other roses which dwarf this little stump with a few tender young shoots. One can see how such a little bush might seem insignificant but what is remarkable is that Our Lord often chooses the small and wounded to work great change. This is so beautifully evident with St. Therese who is the patron Saint of missionaries even though she lived in a convent. In our efforts to bring the smallest among us, our very children to the Rosary, the Lord ...http://childrensrosary.blogspot.com/2014/08/just-when-you-were-thinking-to-give-up.html
The Catholic Nook: Chaplets LIFE OF A CATHOLIC LIBRARIAN - June 19, 2014 ... wish) customized prayer beads to assist you in praying that particular chaplet. St. Michael, St. Philomena, Padre Pio, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the 7 Sorrows of Mary, the Precious Blood of Jesus, all have a unique chaplet for that specific devotion. I find it all fascinating, so I purchased this book. The author helpfully divides the book into sections for chaplets of the saints, Marian chaplets, and those focused on Jesus. So, this book sits on my bookshelf, and I pull it out when I need it to ...http://lifeofacatholiclibrarian.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-catholic-nook-chaplets.html
Saint Germaine Cousin Virgin (1579-1601) BATTLE BEADS BLOG - June 16, 2014 Saint Germaine Cousin was born in 1579 in Pibrac, a small village not far from Toulouse, France. From her earliest years she was a frail, sickly child, and throughout her life was afflicted with scrofula, a tubercular condition affecting particularly the glands of the neck. In addition, her right arm and hand were deformed and partially paralyzed. In spite of her many afflictions, the emaciated child possessed a charming, sweet disposition. Germaine endured not only ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2014/06/saint-germaine-cousin-virgin-1579-1601.html