Tag Archives: St. Augustine

Come Holy Spirit!

Mass readings for Sunday, May 19, Feast of Pentecost “I am going to reveal to you the secret of sanctity and happiness. Every day for five minutes control your imagination and close your eyes to the things of sense and … Continue reading

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The Feasts of Saints Monica and Augustine

Yesterday was the feast of St. Monica, an “extraordinary ordinary” woman with whom so many mothers can relate.  She raised her son to be a good, faithful, moral boy, but Augustine went down the wrong path.  He had a “rap … Continue reading

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Love

“Lord, grant that I may not seek so much to be loved as to love.”  Prayer of St. Francis “My Jesus, fill my heart with so much love that one day it will break just to be with you.  My … Continue reading

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God Truly Loves You!

“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” Saint Augustine This quote is absolutely one of my favorites.  I’ll tell you why.  Several years ago, when we lived in New Orleans, we attended a beautiful, … Continue reading

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August Ideas for Celebrating Faith with Children

These ideas at the bottom of this page are not my own!  They come from a terrific book called “A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families” by Monica McConkey.  I had the pleasure of meeting the McConkeys at the … Continue reading

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Restless

“Our hearts are restless until they rest in You.”  St. Augustine Today, I’m feeling a bit restless – in mind and heart.  It’s been one of those days when nothing seems to satisfy.  There are many days when all I … Continue reading

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