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Sunday Sermon, November 9 -- Why Catholics Venerate Relics, and How to Become a Saint THE NEW THEOLOGICAL MOVEMENT - November 18, 2014 ... Fortitude Was he constant and faithful in the exercise of virtue? Was he strong and faithful in the duties of his office? Was he tireless in work? Was he patient in persecution, injury, calumnies, trouble of mind and spiritual dryness? Has he borne all these with a joyful and cheerful spirit? Was he always himself, not elevated by prosperity nor depressed by adversity? Did he despise the honors, riches, and pleasures of the world? Did he constantly defend the rights of the Church and restrain ...http://newtheologicalmovement.blogspot.com/2014/11/sunday-sermon-november-9-why-catholics.html
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