St. Alphonsus on Uniformity With God’s Will Mr. Joseph Paganelli, OPSt. Catherine of Siena Fraternity #401, Philadelphia, Penn. The following is an excerpt from one of thewritings of St. Alphonsus Liguori titled“Uniformity With God’s Will.” This topic,though immensely challenging, is of supremeimportance in the spiritual life. In the excerptthat follows, St. Alphonsus illustrates thehappiness, joy, … Continue reading St. Alphonsus on Uniformity With God’s Will
TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – C 22 “God gives the lonely a home to live in.” You will not find that verse in the readings today. I read it in one of the psalms last Tuesday and it caught my attention because I intended to preach about loneliness. All of Scripture is about … Continue reading A Homily: Twentieth Sunday In Ordinary Time – C 22
Thank you! Congratulations to all inductees and award winners. My prayer and challenge to all of us is – please Lord Jesus, allow each of us gathered here in this room to be an instrument in the answer to Your prayer of unity, so that each of us, united as one, may be a light … Continue reading Pennsylvania Hall of Fame, Delco Chapter, Humanitarian Award Winner Talk, June 26, 2022
There is nothing more important in our times nor any times than preaching the Gospel for the salvation of souls and using words to do so when necessary. These are the greatest pandemics of our times and all times - abortion, contraceptive mentality including population control, depression, suicide, living together out of wedlock, conceiving children … Continue reading I Must Speak Up
Vocation Prayer Hail Mary, full of grace;all generations call you blessed.Hail Mother of God; when asked by the angelto bear the Son of the Most High,filled with faith, you responded:"Let it be done unto me."Holy Mother of Jesus, at the wedding feast at Cana,you prompted your Son to perform his first sign.Be with us as … Continue reading Vocation Prayer
Men, are you feeling like me? Do you feel a burgeoning call to join the fight against the injustice taking place in Ukraine right now? If not, then ask yourself why? I submit, what we are witnessing, each day, is truly heroic on the part of the citizens of Ukraine. I believe it is something … Continue reading Manhood News: Ukraine Is Inspiring Men To be Men!
V. Exhortation to Christian Living The Importance of Faith.* 1For freedom* Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery.a 2It is I, Paul, who am telling you that if you have yourselves circumcised, Christ will be of no benefit to you.b 3Once again I declare to every … Continue reading From The Letter To The Galatians, Chapters 5 and 6: Admonitions Concerning Charity And Perseverance: We Boast Only In The Cross Of Christ
https://divineoffice.org/ To learn more about praying The Divine Office , also known as The Liturgy Of Hours, click on this link - https://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgy-of-the-hours These prayers help us extend our prayer and worship of Almighty God throughout the day in conjunction with the highest form of prayer, The Mass, and the many psalms in these prayers … Continue reading Divine Office: A Great Way To Live And Pray Every Day!
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati said - I receiving the living Jesus every day at Mass in Holy Communion so I can go find him in the poor! MASS - MISSA - Apostle - means to go forth and be sent An Original prayer There is such a multitude of prayer everywhere going up to heaven … Continue reading ITA, MISSA, EST!
Monday, November 8, 2021 The Book of Wisdom 1: 1-7 Psalm 103 Luke’s Gospel 17: 1-6 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST In Divine terms, there is nothing more beautiful to God than a saved soul and nothing more beautiful to us than eternal life with God. The most beautiful nucleus of this is our learning … Continue reading Beauty And The Beast