What is my “Hammer”?

June 21

June 23

Feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga

I am but a crooked piece of iron and have come into religion to be made straight by the hammer of mortification and penance.

                                                                        -St. Aloysius Gonzaga Read the rest…

Finding Joy in the Cross

June 20

June 20

I could not be happy without the Cross – I could not lay it down for all the world would give. With the Cross I am happy but without it would be lost.”

                                                –Blessed Mary of the Cross MacKillop Read the rest…

“Your Cross”

Friends, we had a beautiful discussion on today’s Women of Grace radio program about embracing our crosses.  One of our caller’s shared this prayer by St. Francis De Sales, which I promised to post for you.  There is much in it to pray over and I am certain it will deepen our understanding of the mystery of the cross. Read the rest…