Why We Run The Race And Fight The Fight; To Win An Imperishable Crown!

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 24 Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win. 25 Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. … Continue reading Why We Run The Race And Fight The Fight; To Win An Imperishable Crown!

St. Paul’s Preaching; St Augustine’s Explanation And Understanding

First reading The beginning of the letter of the apostle Paul to the Galatians 1:1-12 Paul’s preaching of the Gospel Paul, an apostle sent, not by men or by any man, but by Jesus Christ and God his Father who raised him from the dead—I and my brothers who are with me send greetings to … Continue reading St. Paul’s Preaching; St Augustine’s Explanation And Understanding

Martrydom For The Kingdom Of Christ! Giving It All And Laying Down One’s Life…

Second reading From an account of the martyrdom of Saint Paul Miki and his companions, by a contemporary writer. You shall be my witnesses The crosses were set in place. Father Pasio and Father Rodriguez took turns encouraging the victims. Their steadfast behavior was wonderful to see. The Father Bursar stood motionless, his eyes turned … Continue reading Martrydom For The Kingdom Of Christ! Giving It All And Laying Down One’s Life…