The Sacred Word 9 November 2017

God’s plan is to bring everything together under Christ. And each one of us plays a part in that sacred plan. Our faith is a beautiful, developing drama, a beauty whose end we cannot see. Starting with the first day of creation, the Word of God has been slowly emerging down th[ ] Source: The Sacred [...]

24-26 April 2017

From: Saint Of The Day Today: April 25 Saint Mark Yesterday:Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen Tomorrow:Saint Pedro de San José Betancur Source: Saint Adalbert of Prague – Franciscan Media

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 [...]

Saint John Kanty 23 December 2016

Saint John Kanty The people of Olkusz in Bohemia in 1431 had every reason to be suspicious of their new pastor. They knew what a Cracow professor would think of their small rural town. But even more insulting, their town was once again being used as a dumping ground for a priest who was "in [...]

Choose Wisely

  It is not for us to destroy what God has given to us. Please, please let your mind and your will become the mind and will of God. You have the power to bring war into the world or to build peace. Please choose the way of peace. –from Advent with Saint Teresa of Calcutta [...]

1st September – Saint Giles

Saint Giles-Hermit. St Giles was was one of the most popular saints of Western Europe in mediaeval times. He is said to have been a Greek Christian from Athens who settled near Arles in France, sometime during the ninth century. According to one legend, he had a pet hind. One day when the Visigoth king [...]

Blessed Antonio Lucci-27th July

Today Christians Honor Blessed Antonio Lucci   His feast day is observed on 24 July by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Foggia-Bovino (after a merger of the two in the late 20th century) and among the Conventual Franciscans friars.(Wikipedia) Blessed Antonio Lucci (1682-1752) Image: Tinh Tham (Franciscan Media) Born in Italy Agnone a city famous [...]

Saint of the Day 11th June

St. Barnabas Lived: | Feast Day: Saturday, June 11, 2016 Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, comes as close as anyone outside the Twelve to being a full-fledged apostle. He was closely associated with St. Paul (he introduced Paul to Peter and the other apostles) and served as a kind of mediator between the former persecutor [...]

Saint of the Day 24th March

Blessed Didacus Joseph of Cadiz Lived: (d. 1801) | Feast Day: Thursday, March 24, 2016     Born in Cadiz, Spain, and christened Joseph Francis, the youth spent much of his free time around the Capuchin friars and their church. But his desire to enter the Franciscan Order was delayed because of the difficulty he [...]