Just four years after we were married, my marriage was in crisis and I decided to make my husband leave. In the middle of this crisis, our friend, Fr. Tony, called to say he was coming for a visit but would be late because he had car trouble. How could I possible host a priest during this moment of crisis?
“O Jesus, my Love, my Life … I would like to travel over the whole earth to preach Your Name and to plant Your glorious Cross on infidel soil. But O my Beloved, one mission alone would not be sufficient for me. I would want to preach the Gospel on all five continents simultaneously and even to the most remote isles. I would be a missionary, not for a few years only but from the beginning of creation until the consummation of the ages.” (Story of a Soul)
On Sunday, October 7, hundreds of thousands of Americans will gather around the country to pray through the powerful intercession of Our Lady of the Rosary to heal our country and return it to holiness.
After the first phase of an investigation into the cause of statue of the blessed mother that has been weeping oil since May, a New Mexico bishop says they have found no natural cause to explain the phenomenon.
The Vatican Press Office has announced that Pope Francis will meet on Thursday with American bishops who are insisting upon a full investigation of questions surrounding the sex abuse case involving Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, including what the Vatican knew and when it became aware of his abuses.
The Holy See’s Press Office released a statement yesterday saying that the Council of Cardinals who are currently in session at the Vatican are aware that the Holy See is “about to make the eventual and necessary clarifications” concerning allegations that Pope Francis was part of a cover-up of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual abuse.
The following story was sent to us by one of our Women of Grace facilitators. It’s a beautiful witness to the devotion and faithfulness of our priests who put themselves and, as this story illustrates, even their lives on the line every day for no other reason than to save souls for Jesus Christ.