Why be well? 9 November 2017

Do You Want to Be Well? Posted on November 6, 2017 by paulfg Rate This “Do You Want to Be Well?” CCOHSYDNEY “It is interesting that our Lord asked the man if he wanted to be well. Wouldn’t it seem obvious that he wanted healing since he had been hurting for decades? Why else would he have been there?” The [...]

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 [...]

Blessed Rafal Chylinski 2 December 2016

Blessed Rafal Chylinski Saint of the Day December 2 (January 8, 1694 – December 2, 1741) Blessed Rafal Chylinski was born Melchoir Chylinski in Poland in 1694. he joined the Conventual Friars in 1715 and was ordained two years later and took the name Rafal. While sent to Lagiewniki, Poland, Rafal distributed food, supplies and [...]

Living Space Saint John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues | Sacred Space

Saint John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues SS John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues and Companions, Priests, SJ (memorial)Between 1642 and 1649 eight French missionaries (six of them Jesuits) were martyred in North America by members of the Mohawk and Iroquois tribes. The first Jesuit missionaries arrived in Quebec in 1625. At first, they worked among French [...]

St. Paulinus of York, Bishop – 10 October

Born c. 584; died at Rochester, England, 644. In 601, Saint Paulinus was sent as a missionary from Rome to England by Pope Saint Gregory I (f.d. September 3) with Saints Mellitus (f.d. April 24) and Justus (f.d. November 10). There they assisted Saint Augustine (f.d. May 27) by evangelising in Kent for 24 years. [...]

Saint Robert Bellarmine Saint of the Day for 17 September

Saint Robert Bellarmine Saint of the Day for September 17 (October 4, 1542 – September 17, 1621) Roberto Bellarmino was born into a noble family in Montepulciano in Tuscany. In 1560, he joined the Jesuit order and began his studies at the Collegio Romano, the Jesuit college in Rome. After finishing his course of studies there [...]

Celtic saint of the day – 19 May

St. Dunstan of Canterbury, Abbot of Glastonbury, Twenty-Sixth Archbishop of Canterbury     Born at Baltonsborough near Glastonbury, England, (Latin: Dunstanus; 909 – 19 May 988 AD) Dunstan, born of a noble Anglo-Saxon family with connections to the ruling house of Wessex, was one of the great figures in English history. He received his early education [...]

Going Where The Need Is « discoveringandsharinggrace

  After writing my post this morning and reading the wonderful comments, God and I have been talking about abuse and how quiet the community of faith is on this violence. How quiet I am. I am so proud of a young woman in my church who delivered one of the most beautiful and powerful [...]

Letters of Ordination and Mandate to Officiate

Peter Murray Gerard Johnson   Presbyter within the Celtic Rite of the Catholic Church has been elected to serve God and humanity as    Bishop  in the kingdom of light, life and love with a special care for the People of God in Christ Our Hope Community, fully empowered and authorised to exercise this ministry, [...]