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Today in the Augustinian Order It Is the Solemnity of Our Mother... CRUSADER MAXIMUS - September 4, 2014 ... Monica's trials, she was "consoled" by the Virgin Mary, who gave her the cincture of the Augustinian Order as a symbol of her presence through her trials. While the story associated with the story makes for nice popular piety, the more important aspect of the feast is celebrating Mary and Jesus as those who are with us amidst our trials and sufferings; and even more so, that Our Lady and Jesus bring about true consolation to ...http://crusadermaximus.tumblr.com/post/96620729199

7 Quick Takes: Our Lady, Saints, Snowbirds, and Labor Day CATHOLIC FIRE - August 29, 2014 ... favorite saints. 1. We celebrated St. Augustine's feast day yesterday, August 28th. He has long been a saint after my own heart -- a theologian, great Doctor of the Church, and one of the most prolific writers of his time. His conversion story is beautiful and one that I can relate to in my own life as a revert to the Catholic faith, but what is most amazing about his life is the fact that he remained faithful and grew in ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2014/08/7-quick-takes-our-lady-saints-snowbirds.html

Feast of St. Monica, Housewife and Mother HAPPY CATHOLIC* - August 27, 2014 Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo, Ary Scheffer, 1846 via Wikipedia Widow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387. She was married early in life to Patritius who, a pagan, though like so many at that period, his religion was no more than a name. His temper was violent and he appears to have been of dissolute habits. Consequently Monica's ...http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/2014/08/feast-of-st-monica-housewife-and-mother.html

St. Augustine of Hippo CATHOLIC FIRE - August 27, 2014 Philippe de Champaigne, Saint Augustine, c. 1645-1650 By Jean M. Heimann Today, August 28th, is the feast of St. Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known as one of the most important events in the history of the Church. He was an illustrious theologian, a bishop, and a great doctor of the Church. Augustine was born in Tagaste, Africa in 354 to Patricius, a pagan Roman official, and to Monica, a devout ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2014/08/st-augustine-of-hippo.html

Enriched in Every Way YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - August 27, 2014 ... today's Good News. It was not until he turned 36 years old before he was ordained. But then he became a bishop by age 41! The famous story is that as his mother prayed and cried for his conversion, he joined her in that prayer, but just not yet. Whether or not you tackle City of God, the Confessions or the Homilies is your choice in study. Eventually, we all will probably get that book off our shelves or from the library and use it in our study. But for me, just not yet. ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2014/08/enriched-in-every-way.html

Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - August 20, 2014 http://predmore.blogspot.com/2014/08/twenty-first-sunday-of-ordinary-time.html

The Catholic Nook: Chaplet of St. Monica LIFE OF A CATHOLIC LIBRARIAN - August 19, 2014 ... a chaplet fiend, as you well know, and so away I Googled. And TA DA! Yes, there is in fact a chaplet to St. Monica, and I simply must have one now that I know this! I already started building my cart over at Fusion Beads to procure supplies to make one. :) I have a deep fondness for St. Monica given that she was a wife and mother who worried and prayed over her children for her whole life. A fellow worrywart? ...http://lifeofacatholiclibrarian.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-catholic-nook-chaplet-of-st-monica.html

Feasts & Seasons :: Our August Book Basket SHOWER OF ROSES - July 30, 2014 ... August 8th, St. Dominic (New) (Trad. – Aug. 4th ): Saint Dominic ( More Saints: Lives and Illuminations ) by Ruth Sanderson Saint Dominic ( Saints for Boys ) by Alma Savage (Neumann Press - also available from TAN ) D – St. Dominic ( An Alphabet of Saints ) by Robert Hugh Benson (Neumann Press - also available from TAN ) St. Dominic and the Rosary (Vision) by Catherine Beebe St. Dominic: Preacher of the Rosary and ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/lVO6GujLLuE/feasts-seasons-our-august-book-basket.html

Thank You Father Gerry Pantin CARIBBEAN CATHOLIC - June 23, 2014 ... Pantin had passed. What a loss to this nation. What a loss to the poor. What a loss to humanity. This makes me so sad. Father Gerry was the founder of Servol. Their website describes the founding of this NGO as follows: In 1970, Trinidad and Tobago was experiencing some very difficult times. A number of people, mainly from the Laventille area, began a series of demonstrations to protect the social conditions of the poor. These marches, subsequently known as the "Black Power" demonstrations, ...http://caribbeancatholic.blogspot.com/2014/06/thank-you-father-gerry-pantin.html

Angels and Saints - Queen of All Saints, Mother of the Church THIS CROSS I EMBRACE - June 7, 2014 ... of sacrifice for Mary and the Church, discovering the powerful and hidden prayer life of Moses, relishing in St Augustine's thirst for knowledge and understanding - they all showed me something about myself that I needed to nurture in order to continue on my own spiritual path. But I turned to that final chapter in trepidation. I think I believed I would be immersed in a language of Our Lady with which I was already familiar, a poetry of her virtues upon which ...http://thiscrossiembrace.blogspot.com/2014/06/angels-and-saints-queen-of-all-saints.html