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Draw the Living Waters - 60 Years of Haurietis Aquas - II -The Three Great Gifts of the Sacred Heart RORATE CÆLI - June 26, 2016 In the first part of this series , Haurietis Aquas and its prominent place among the writings of Pius XII were properly introduced, as well as the need for the encyclical: to present again to all the faithful why the Sacred Heart is such a noble and inherently Traditional object of adoration for all Catholics. The Sacred Heart is also, Pope Pius reminds the faithful, the origin of the three most sublime gifts of the Lord to mankind: "Himself ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2016/06/draw-living-waters-60-years-of_27.html
St. Germaine Cousin: Patron of People With Disabilities and Victims of Abuse CATHOLIC FIRE - June 15, 2016 ... Eventually, the adults of the village began to realize the special holiness of this poor, crippled shepherdess. Germaine's parents eventually offered her a place back in their house, but she chose to remain in her humble place outside. Just as the villagers were realizing the beauty of her life, God called her to Himself. Her father found her body on her bed of leaves one morning in her 22nd year of life. Forty-three years later, when a relative of hers was being buried, Germaine's casket was ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/06/st-germaine-cousin-patron-of-people.html
Diminution of the Holy Sprit FR RAY BLAKE'S BLOG - May 15, 2016 A thought for discussion: A real reading of Vatican I gives us a rather beautiful understanding of the role the Pope, it is moderate, it is far from the idea of secular leaders of the 19th or 20th centuries or even our current age, it places the Pope as the servant of the Church, and yet its interpretation, the Spirit of VI produced some of the most inflated, aggrandised Popes ever. Popes who on a whim chose to abolish centuries old Tradition, Popes who ...http://marymagdalen.blogspot.com/2016/05/diminution-of-holy-sprit.html
Pope Francis -- Like Peter -- Isn't Perfect, Yet Christ Builds His Church (Sunday Homily) BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES - April 10, 2016 The readings have a lot to say about Peter, and on Friday, the successor of Peter, Pope Francis, issued a long-awaited document on questions of family life. So let's talk about what Pope Francis said, and did not say. And let's see what we can learn about his office as the Bishop of Rome and the successor of Saint Peter. But I have to explain a lot of things, so this will take time. Some might think I'm going into too much detail; but lots of people ...http://frmartinfox.blogspot.com/2016/04/pope-francis-like-peter-isnt-perfect.html
St. John Baptist De La Salle: Patron of Teachers CATHOLIC FIRE - April 6, 2016 ... those who live may live not for themselves but for him, who died and rose for them. Above all, let your charity and zeal show how you love the Church. Your work is for the Church, which is the body of Christ." "I will often consider myself as an instrument which is of no use except in the hands of the Workman. Hence I must await the orders of Providence before acting and be careful to accomplish them when ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/04/st-john-baptist-de-la-salle-patron-of.html