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Thought for the Day – 5 April    The polarisation in the Church today (but only in certain countries-never forget that the world is a big place and in most places the Church stands united) is a mild breeze ......#mypic

Thought for the Day – 5 April The polarisation in the Church today (but only in certain countries-never forget that the world is a big place and in most places the Church stands united) is a mild breeze .

“A man is repaired in an instant by Divine grace.” “One who has confessed and received absolution, will be less punished in Purgatory than one who has gone no further than contrition.” St Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274) Doctor of the Church#mypic ~AnaStpaul

“A man is repaired in an instant by Divine grace.” “One who has confessed and received absolution, will be less punished in Purgatory than one who has gone no further than contrition.” St Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274) Doctor of the Church#mypic ~AnaStpaul

One Minute Reflection – 25 October  And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the holy Spirit.   Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them and whose sins you retain are retained.”…John 20:22-23  REFLECTION – “After confession a crown is given to penitents.”… St John Chrysostom (347-407) Doctor of the Church#mypic

One Minute Reflection – 25 October And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them and whose sins you retain are retained.”…John 20:22-23 REFLECTION – “After confession a crown is given to penitents.”… St John Chrysostom (347-407) Doctor of the Church#mypic

"Let us help and commemorate them....." - St. John Chrysostum - 2 Nov 2017 ~ AnaStpaul

"Let us help and commemorate them....." - St. John Chrysostum - 2 Nov 2017 ~ AnaStpaul

Saint of the Day – 10 November – St Pope Leo I Doctor of the Church (c 400 – 461)  Born in Tuscany, he became Pope in the year 440.   He was a true father and shepherd of his people.   He constantly strove to preserve the integrity of the faith, defended the unity of the Church, repelled or alleviated the incursions of the barbarians and, in ....

Saint of the Day – 10 November – St Pope Leo I Doctor of the Church (c 400 – 461) Born in Tuscany, he became Pope in the year 440. He was a true father and shepherd of his people. He constantly strove to preserve the integrity of the faith, defended the unity of the Church, repelled or alleviated the incursions of the barbarians and, in ....

Thought for the Day – 1 November – The Solemnity of All the Saints:  “What is a Saint?”  Saints are not freaks or exceptions, they are the standard operating model for human beings.   Because, as Charles Péguy put it, “life holds only one tragedy, ultimately: not to have been a saint.”   Why does the Church include All Saints’ Day (1 Nov) in her calendar of solemn feasts? Why does the Apostles’ Creed include “the communion of saints” as one of the 12 essential articles of our…

Thought for the Day – 1 November – The Solemnity of All the Saints: “What is a Saint?” Saints are not freaks or exceptions, they are the standard operating model for human beings. Because, as Charles Péguy put it, “life holds only one tragedy, ultimately: not to have been a saint.” Why does the Church include All Saints’ Day (1 Nov) in her calendar of solemn feasts? Why does the Apostles’ Creed include “the communion of saints” as one of the 12 essential articles of our…

“If God gives you an abundant harvest of trials, it is a sign of great holiness which He desires you to attain. Do you want to become a great saint? Ask God to send you many sufferings. The flame of Divine Love never rises higher. than when fed with the wood of the Cross, which the infinite charity of the Saviour used to finish His sacrifice. All the pleasures of the world are nothing, compared with the sweetness found in the gall and vinegar offered to Jesus Christ. That is:......#mypic

“If God gives you an abundant harvest of trials, it is a sign of great holiness which He desires you to attain. Do you want to become a great saint? Ask God to send you many sufferings. The flame of Divine Love never rises higher. than when fed with the wood of the Cross, which the infinite charity of the Saviour used to finish His sacrifice. All the pleasures of the world are nothing, compared with the sweetness found in the gall and vinegar offered to Jesus Christ. That is:......#mypic

Great for a confirmation class to do :)

When our hands come together, you can see the cross. What an awesome photo idea for a youth group!

Jesus, Joy of Loving Hearts St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153) Doctor of the Church  Jesus, Joy of loving hearts, You Fount of life, You Light of men, from the best bliss that earth imparts, we turn unfilled to You again. We taste You, O You living Bread,...#mypic

Jesus, Joy of Loving Hearts St Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153) Doctor of the Church Jesus, Joy of loving hearts, You Fount of life, You Light of men, from the best bliss that earth imparts, we turn unfilled to You again. We taste You, O You living Bread,...#mypic

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