His Love, Then and Now

July 27July 27

When you look at the Crucifix, you understand how much Jesus loved you then. When you look at the Sacred Host you understand how much Jesus loves you now.

                                                                        -Saint Teresa of Calcutta Read the rest…

The Gift of Our Blessed Mother

July 26-2

July 26

Feast of Sts. Joachim and Ann, Parents of Our Blessed Mother Mary

Joachim and Ann, how blessed a couple! All creation is indebted to you. For at your hands the Creator was offered a gift excelling all other gifts: a chaste mother, who alone was worthy of him.

                                                                        -Saint John Damascene Read the rest…

Seed of Faith

July 25

July 25

Feast of St. James, Apostle

Almighty Father, by the martyrdom of St. James you blessed the work of the early Church. May his profession of faith give us courage and his prayers bring us strength.

                                                            -From the Office of Readings for

the Feast of St. James Read the rest…