Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 30

FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER

FEAST OF ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER MAY 1 The feast of St. Joseph the Worker was established by Pope Pius XII in 1955 in order to Christianize the concept of labor and give to all workmen a model and a protector. By the daily labor in his shop, offered to God with patience and joy, …

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Apr 30

The Gift of Understanding

Pope Francis:  The Gift of Understanding Below please find a Vatican Radio transcript and translation of the Holy Father’s full catechesis Dear Brothers and Sisters Buongiorno, After reflecting on wisdom, as the first of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, today I would like to focus attention on the second gift, that of understanding. …

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Apr 29

Feast Day of St. Catherine of Sienna

ST. CATHERINE OF SIENNA Dominican Tertiary, born at Siena, 25 March, 1347; died at Rome, 29 April, 1380. She was the youngest but one of a very large family. Her father, Giacomo di Benincasa, was a dyer; her mother, Lapa, the daughter of a local poet. They belonged to the lower middle-class faction of tradesmen …

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Apr 29

John Paul II, We Love You

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Apr 28

Rise not only on Easter, but Continually in Jesus

FROM THE LETTERS OF THE SERVANT OF GOD, LUISA PICCARRETA …It seems to me that dear Jesus surrounds you with these pains in order to give you strength, and with tender and loving voice, He says to you:  “My daughter, give these pains to Me, that they may form my arms, my heart, my steps …

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Apr 28

FEAST DAY OF ST. LOUIS-MARIE GRIGNION de MONTFORT

FEAST DAY OF ST. LOUIS-MARIE GRIGNION de MONTFORT APRIL 28 click image for St. Louis de Montfort Consecration Missionary in Brittany and Vendee; born at Montfort, 31 January, 1673; died at Saint Laurent sur Sevre, 28 April, 1716. From his childhood, he was indefatigably devoted to prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, and, when from his …

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Apr 27

Canonization of Pope John XXIII and John Paul II

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Apr 26

Prayer of Thanksgiving on the Occasion of the Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

   

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Apr 26

Rome readies for canonizations of John XXIII, John Paul II

Rome readies for canonizations of John XXIII, John Paul II (Vatican Radio) The two banners of the two soon-to-be saints now hang on the façade of St. Peter’s Basilica, and the final countdown toward the highly anticipated canonizations has begun. With just one day to go before the canonizations of Popes John XXIII and John …

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Apr 26

Pope Benedict XVI to Concelebrate Canonization Mass

Pope Benedict XVI to Concelebrate Canonization Mass Vatican City, Apr 26, 2014 / 06:09 am (CNA).- The Holy See’s press office has announced that retired pontiff Benedict XVI will be a concelebrant at Sunday’s mass and canonizations of John Paul II and John XXIII. “Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has accepted the invitation of Pope Francis …

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