Monthly Archives: September 2015

I saw Christ today

“Love is also the fullest source of the answer to the question of the meaning of suffering. This answer has been given by God to man in the cross of Jesus Christ.” ( Saint John Paul the Great – Salvifici Doloris … Continue reading

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Prayer request on the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

painting by Kathleen Carr “At the cross her station keeping, Stood the mournful mother weeping, Close to Jesus to the last. Through her heart, his sorrow sharing, All his bitter anguish bearing, Now at length the sword has passed.” (Stabat … Continue reading

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Cross or Burden

The cross is the school of love.  – St. Maximilian Kolbe Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.  Our Pastor spoke today of the difference between a Cross and a Burden. He told the story of a young … Continue reading

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Into the Desert

    Lough Derg, the sacred Sanctuary of St Patrick also known as Purgatory Island Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Matthew 4:1 After what has happened to me I … Continue reading

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Put on the Armor of God

“Jesus permits the spiritual combat as a purification, not as a punishment. The trial is not unto death but unto salvation.” St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina I went to see my Spiritual Director today.  I made my confession.  For those sins I … Continue reading

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An Encounter

“Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.” –Saint Maximilian Kolbe I had a moment both on Sunday and Tuesday, something that has never happened to me. I was … Continue reading

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