Month of the Holy Name-The Feast of  Holy Name of Jesus

The Feast of  Holy Name of Jesus In the Latin Church it is an optional memorial IHS monogram, with kneeling angels, atop the main altar, Church of the Gesù, Rome. I had asked the web my usual questions about which saint is relevant for this day and learned that apart from today's celebrations of St. [...]

A cross to die for

continued … So you really believe the bible is “written” by me? That’s what I was taught.  And the odd thing is that no other “text” is given the same free-pass.  Everything else is cross-referenced … linked to other sources … checked for accuracy and legitimacy … but the bible is cross-referenced against itself … [...]

All About Mary

I am here to explore Mary mother of Jesus/God through the words of the, Qur'an, Bible and Gnostic gospels. The Qur’an is the inspired scripture of Islam; in the year 610 CE the revelation began with the sending down of the first 5 Ayat of Surah (chapter) 96 The Pen. The Angel Jibril (as) appeared [...]

The Queenship of Mary -celebrated 22 August

Queenship of Mary    Franciscan media Saint of the Day Queen of Heaven is a title given to Mary, mother of Jesus, by Christians mainly of the Roman Catholic Church, and also, to some extent, in Eastern Orthodoxy and Anglicanism.[1][not in citation given] The title is a consequence of the First Council of Ephesus in the fifth century, in which Mary was proclaimed "theotokos", a [...]

Saint Martha – Franciscan Media

Saint Martha feast day 29 July 2017 Saint Martha’s Story Martha, Mary, and their brother Lazarus were evidently close friends of Jesus. He came to their home simply as a welcomed guest, rather than as one celebrating the conversion of a sinner like Zacchaeus or one unceremoniously received by a suspicious Pharisee. The sisters feel [...]

Mary Draws Us to Jesus-26 June 2017

  Consecration to Mary’s Immaculate Heart can only lead us more swiftly and intimately to the heart of her son. [ ] Source: Mary Draws Us to Jesus My Druid is Christ, the Son of God, Christ, Son of Mary, the Great Abbot, The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.  St. Columba  from http://templarpriests.weebly.com/druidic-essays.html For [...]

Manifestation of Christ June 19, 2017

Manifestation of Christ Posted by Franciscan Media on Jun 19, 2017 6:00:00 AM Lord God, through the preaching and ministry of John the Baptist, you manifested your Son to the world in the waters of the Jordan River. Prepare our hearts for the coming of Christ so that we may trust in him as the [...]

1st Sunday of Lent 2017

Wrestling with Temptation “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.” —Luke 4:1 Our temptations aren’t likely to come to us from a mysterious figure in a deserted place. But often they revolve around [...]

Bishop Barron would not reverse Supreme Court’s decision which legalised same-sex marriage 1 February 2017

Why is this here? Firstly: considering that the Community of Christ our Hope Sydney excludes no one from Communion on any basis what so ever. It does not label people according to sex or gender variant, married, divorced or any who in any shape or manner are excluded from The Holy Communion in mainstream Church, nor [...]

Most Holy Name of Jesus memorial – 3 January 2017

The Attitude of Christ (Isaiah 52:13-15) 5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness [...]