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St. Germaine Cousin: Patron of People With Disabilities and Victims of Abuse CATHOLIC FIRE - June 15, 2016 ... 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 her ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/06/st-germaine-cousin-patron-of-people.html
Freedom!!... Sort Of. JOURNEY OF A CATHOLIC NERD WRITER - June 15, 2016 ... are still slightly panic inducing. Last night, before I took my final exam, I had this moment where I had a mini breakdown in confidence. "What am I doing in this program? I can't do this! Stupid anemia makes it hard for me to remember anything. How am I going to remember anything from weeks ago when I could barely remember when I took those quizzes that same week (or the week after)?!" I quickly looked up the website of the local school that offers an 18-month program to get me back into the ...http://catholicnerdwriter.blogspot.com/2016/06/freedom-sort-of.html
Saint of the Day: Mark the Evangelist DA MIHI ANIMAS - April 25, 2016 http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/04/saint-of-day-mark-evangelist.html
Six Reasons to Love Coffee RANDOM ACTS OF MOMNESS - April 4, 2016 ... ways that are big and small and delicious, coffee has enhanced my life. And — because I'm on spring break and I have time to systematically ponder these things — I'm going to share them here. 1. Coffee is proof that God wants us to take pleasure in the senses. Seriously, is there any more fabulous taste than a really good cup of coffee (in my case, laced with half and half)? It is one of the few drinks that can render me speechless with delight. No matter how early the alarm, that ...http://randomactsofmomness.com/six-reasons-to-love-coffee/
Feast of St. Joseph - The Most Forgotten Saint! BATTLE BEADS BLOG - March 19, 2016 St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal church is commemorated on On March 19. He is one of the most important Saints 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 him patron and protector of the universal family of the ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2014/03/patron-of-universal-church-st.html
St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church CATHOLIC FIRE - March 18, 2016 March 19 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/2016/03/st-joseph-patron-of-universal-church.html