PRAYER MEDITATION OF THE DAY – ST VINCENT OF SARAGOSSA 22 JAN ST VINCENT OF SARAGOSSA +304 “In the world, you will have affliction. But take courage, I have overcome the world.” – Jn 16:33 REFLECTION: When we feel too bold, let us remember our feebleness. When we feel too weak, let us remember Christ’s strength. [...]

Our Lady of Pontmain – feast day January 17 December 2017

Our Lady of Pontmain – feast day January 17 Posted on January 17, 2017 by kathleen “Pray, my children; God will soon answer your prayers,” was the message of the Blessed Virgin OUR LADY OF PONTMAIN On January 17, 1871, Paris was besieged; two-thirds of the country was in the power of the Germans. The battle [...]

St. Thomas Becket -29 December 2016

There is a romantic legend that the mother of Thomas Becket was a Saracen princess who followed his father, a pilgrim or crusader, back from the Holy Land, and wandered about Europe repeating the only English words she knew, "London" and "Becket," until she found him. There is no foundation for the story. According to [...]

More St Andrew’s Pieties

More St Andrew's Pieties St. Andrew Christmas Novena Hail and blessed be the hour and moment in which the Son of God was born Of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem, in the piercing cold. In that hour vouchsafe, I beseech Thee, O my God, to hear my prayer and grant my desires [...]