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Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - June 17, 2015 ... caused by human actions. Some politicians, who are not scientists, say the Pope, who is not a scientist, needs to stay out of the debate. News media speculate that the encyclical will challenge those on the political right and left alike. This tension is good. Some claim that a few bishops might not support the Pope's letter, leaving the faithful with the question, "How am I to honor my Pope and bishop at the same time? Who am I to believe?" I am thankful for the challenging words that will ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2015/06/twelfth-sunday-of-ordinary-time.html
St. Germaine Cousin, Patron of People With Disabilities and Victims of Abuse CATHOLIC FIRE - June 15, 2015 ... her time praying the Rosary and teaching the village children about the love of God. She was barely fed and was very thin, yet despite this, she shared the little bread that she had with the poor of the village. From her simple faith grew a deep holiness and profound trust in God. She went to Mass every day, leaving her sheep in the care of her guardian angel, who never failed her. Germaine's deep piety was looked upon with ridicule by the villagers, but not by the children, who were drawn to ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/06/st-germaine-cousin-patron-of-people.html
Saint Peregrine Laziosi COMMUNIO - May 16, 2015 On this feast of Saint Peregrine, the Church prays: Eternal Father, I wish to honor St. Peregrine, and I give Thee thanks for all the graces Thou hast bestowed upon him. I ask Thee to please increase grace in my soul through the merits of this saint, and I commit the end of my life to him by this special prayer, so that by virtue of Thy goodness and promise, St. Peregrine might be my advocate and provide whatever is needed at that hour. Amen A biography of ...http://communio.stblogs.org/index.php/2015/05/saint-peregrine-laziosi/
Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo: Layman Turned Archbishop CATHOLIC FIRE - March 23, 2015 The saint of the day is Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo also known as St. Toribio de Mogrovejo. Together with St. Rose of Lima, St. Turibius of Mongrovejo is the first known saint of the New World, serving the Lord in Peru, South America, for 26 years. Born in Spain and educated for the law, he became so brilliant a scholar that he was made professor of law at the University of Salamanca and eventually became chief judge of the Inquisition ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/03/saint-turibius-of-mongrovejo-layman.html
Come With Us and Put God's Light and Grace Into Our Darkened World Tonight. OUR LADY'S LITTLE SCRIBE - March 22, 2015 Colettine Night Litany Lord Jesus, we hold before you all those who are in special need of your mercy and our prayers. On those who cannot sleep tonight. R/ Lord have mercy. On the sick and those terminally ill. On those tempted to suicide. On the homeless with nowhere to go. On the mentally sick. On those who live in fear and anxiety. On victims of addiction of any kind. On those who sell themselves. On women seeking an abortion. On those who suffer domestic violence of ...http://littlescribe.blogspot.com/2015/03/come-with-us-and-put-gods-light-and.html
Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary CATHOLIC FIRE - March 19, 2015 Today is the solemnity of St. Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary, foster father of Jesus, and patron of the universal Church. On May 31, we honor St. Joseph as the patron of workers. Most of the reliable information on St. Joseph is contained in the first two chapters of the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. Here we discover that Joseph was of royal descent from David, that the family was from Bethlehem in Judea and that Joseph, who was a builder, had moved ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/03/solemnity-of-st-joseph-spouse-of.html
Feast of St. Joseph - The Most Forgotten Saint! BATTLE BEADS BLOG - March 19, 2015 Patron of the Universal Church St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal church is commemorated on On March 19. He is one of the most important Saint in the Catholic Church, second to the Blessed Mother. He was faithful, patient man, obedient to the demands of God and willingly accepted the hardships. St. Matthew calls him "a just man", illustrated by his loyalty in protecting and providing for his family. In 1870, Pius IX declared ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2014/03/patron-of-universal-church-st.html