Category Archives: Saints

Saints

Building a Kingdom of Love

As Pope Pius XII wrote in his encyclical Haurietis Aquas, Moved by an earnest desire to set strong bulwarks against the wicked designs of those who hate God and the Church and, at the same time, to lead men back … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel Reflection Link

Someone directed me to a daily gospel reflection site at Notre Dame University.  I have thoroughly enjoyed it and benefitted from it, so I’d like to share it with you.  It provides the gospel reading of the day, a brief … Continue reading

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Why Do Catholics Pray to Saints?

I typed that question to get your attention.  We don’t actually pray to saints – we ask their intercession.  “Ah, but there is but one mediator between God and man, and that is Jesus,” you might say. (1 Timothy 2: … Continue reading

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Prayer for St. Patrick’s Day

Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I sit down, Christ in the heart … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Lourdes

I found an old statue of Our Lady of Lourdes (Mary) in the religion office at school.  She looked rather yellow, faded and was missing her nose.  I took her home, fashioned a nose for her out of spackling putty … Continue reading

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Mass of the Roses

This morning, we attended the Mass of the Roses at the Carmelite Convent in Covington, Louisiana.  It is something that I’ve been wanting to do since I moved over here in 2002.  I love Sts. Therese’ and Theresa.  Today’s mass … Continue reading

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O When the Saints Go Marchin’ In

Please read my October post at NOLA Catholic Experience.  Thanks!

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Mother Theresa’s Feast Day

Here are some of my favorite quotes from this witty, amazing saint in honor of her feast day: “Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in … Continue reading

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Wisdom from St. Theresa related to Today’s Mass Readings

Oh my Lord! How true it is that whoever works for you is paid in troubles! And what a precious price to those who love you if we understand its value. – Saint Teresa of Avila God, deliver me from … Continue reading

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Thanks, Catherine!

Food for thought from a great, female doctor of the Church: “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” ― St. Catherine of Siena “Proclaim the truth and do not be silent through … Continue reading

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