The Lord’s Garden

August 10

August 10

Feast of St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

 “I tell you again and again, my brethren, that in the Lord’s garden are to be found not only the roses of His martyrs. In it there are also the lilies of the virgins, the ivy of wedded couples, and the violets of widows.

                                           -St. Augustine on the Feast of St. Lawrence Read the rest…

Preaching

July 21

July 21

Feast of St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor (1559 – 1619)

The preaching of the word of God is necessary for the spiritual life, just as the planting of the seed is necessary for bodily life. Preaching, therefore, is a duty that is apostolic, angelic, Christian, divine.

                                                                       – St. Lawrence of Brindisi Read the rest…