Our Lady of Fatima is very special to us. Each time we invite the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima to visit our home, we experience profound peace and love. So as much as we can, we sign up to have her visit us. Read more
I tremble to think that I have to give an account of my tongue. There is life, but there is also death in the tongue. Sometimes we kill with the tongue: we commit real murder. And we still regard that as a small thing? I truly do not understand such consciences. I have known a person who, when she learned from someone that a certain thing was being said about her, fell seriously ill. She lost a good deal of weight and shed many tears, and the outcome was very sad. It was not the sword that did all this, but the tongue. O my silent Jesus, have mercy on us all!” (St Faustina Kowalska’s Diary, 119) Read more
“What is required to judge somebody?” St. Thomas says,
You have to have authority over a person . God has the only authority over the conscience of the person.
It has to be done according to justice. No exaggeration, no more or less.
3. Knowledge of Interior Lives. Read more
Dear Lord, help me to bear painful words and deeds so that I can accept and bear them patiently for love of God. Read more
When we confess the sin of gossiping, it appears to be a venial sin. But, there are 5 vices that fuels the enemy to tempt a soul to a mortal sin.
It refers to the pursuit of knowledge that is not proper to your state of life. One pursues knowledge that is not good for them spiritually. The first sin of curiosity is the sin of Eve. She has infused knowledge. When she saw the serpent talking, she knew that animals cannot talk. But, she allowed the pleasurable curiosity. Read more
Novena to John Paul II
With the homilies at his funeral and beatification by Cardinal Ratzinger / Pope Benedict XVI.
Each day of the novena ends with John Paul II’s Act of Entrustment to Mary (made on 8th October in the Jubilee Year 2000): Read more
Odors and tracks do not distract the good dog from its quarry; they embolden and enliven him. In the same way, by finding the Cross, the creche, the tomb – these traces and scents of my Savior – I am all the more moved and drawn to this blessed quest: He pulls me along by the aroma of His anointing.
Family & Friends,
Today, December 8, 2013, is my son, Matthew’s 16th birthday… Praise God! Some of you may know
about the horrific car crash that involved 5 Leesville Road High students last Thursday, December 5,
2013. Read more