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Stabat Mater: Our Lady of Sorrows, September 15th.

from: http://mrsmeadowsweet.wordpress.com by mrsmeadowsweet 34 And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against; 35Yea, a … Continue reading

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September; Month of the Seven Sorrows of Mary

The month of September is dedicated to the 7 Dolors of Mary… 1. The Dark Prophecy of Simeon: ‘The child’s father and mother were amazed at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his … Continue reading

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Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta – September 5th

Old Calendar: St. Laurence Justinian, Bishop and Confessor Today the Missionaries of Charity and their friends will be celebrating the new feast day of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. September 5th is the anniversary of her death, and at present is … Continue reading

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Venerable Fulton Sheen: The Visitation.

from the Archbishop Fulton Sheen Foundation. The Visitation The Gospel tells us, “In the days that followed, Mary rose up and went with all haste to a city of Judea, in the hill country, where Zachary dwelt; and there entering in … Continue reading

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The Holy Father; Pentecost Homily: Newness, harmony and mission (full text)

(Vatican Radio) Below the official English language translation of Pope Francis’ homily at Mass for the Feast of Pentecost with New Movements: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today we contemplate and re-live in the liturgy the outpouring of the Holy Spirit sent … Continue reading

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Venerable Fulton Sheen: Our Blessed Lady, The Tabernacle of the Lord, Holy Hour.

On this 13th May, when we honour Our Lady of Fatima, more wisdom from Fulton |Sheen. The following is a homily given by  Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen during a Mass at the 41st International Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia in … Continue reading

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The Holy Father: Regina Caeli: Ask Jesus what he wants from you (full text)

Below a Vatican Radio transcript and translation of Pope Francis’ Regina Caeli address this Fourth Sunday of Easter, World Day of Prayer for Vocations Dear brothers and sisters, Fourth Sunday of Easter is characterized by the Gospel of the Good … Continue reading

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On Going to Our Own House. Some important teachings from a brief sentence in John’s Gospel

By: Msgr. Charles Pope The Gospel for Mass this past Saturday contains one line that deserves some attention from us. At one level it seems like a mere scene-ender, a line that merely ends a section and has the dramatis personae (cast of … Continue reading

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Never cease to centre your lives in the Sacred liturgy’: the full text of Cardinal Raymond Burke’s homily at the London Oratory

Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura pays tribute to St Philip Neri By Cardinal Raymond Burke Cardinal Burke enters the London Oratory on Saturday (Photo courtesy of the Oratory) This is the full text of the homily preached by Cardinal Raymond … Continue reading

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The savage beast

I have always been impressed by those people that have a facility for prayer. I am afraid that I am one of those silly people that just can’t stop their over-active minds from chattering and burbling on: no sooner do … Continue reading

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