Tag: parents

Shadow Puppets

The way that the shadows played under the door, I could see that my favorite tree was gracefully dancing in the wind. The sunlight shot like a laser beam into the closet.”Hey, let’s play shadow puppets.” I whispered to my brother. “Okay,” he said. This time, his lips only turned

The Holy Face of Jesus

Three decades and two Archbishops later, in 1875, Monsignor Charles Colet became Archbishop of Tours. In the first year of his Episcopacy he broke the seals on the writings of Sister Marie de Saint-Pierre in order to a perform a thorough examination of them. He even sent these writings for

Mother Of Divine Grace Pray For Us

Mother Of Divine Grace — Pray For Us We must be devoted to Our Lady. Through Her we receive all graces. God Himself gave Mary the power to dispense graces to all those who ask Her for them. A great saint and Doctor of the Church, St. Alphonsus de Liguori,

The Story of Fatima

The Children of Fatima In 1917, Our Lady appeared to three shepherds, Lucia dos Santos, 10, Francisco Marto, 9, and Jacinta Marto, 7, at Fatima, Portugal. The messages She gave there were destined to be spread right around the world, and were to affect millions of people. Our Lady gave

A Deal, A Death and a Daisy.

The Deal … June 6, 2013, I arrived home after having surgery on my left breast. Days had gone by and no results. I called the doctors every other day to find out if the results had arrived, and the nurse said, “I do not know what is holding up

The Blessed Virgin Is Our Mother

Mary loves us as a Mother with truly human tender feeling. She has been assumed into Heaven and so Her Immaculate Heart still beats with love for us. Although no longer physically on earth, She is still very near us and constantly influences our souls with Her maternal love. She

Pope John Paul II Denounces Communist Regimes for Persecuting Catholics

Pope John Paul II Denounces Communist Regimes for Persecuting Catholics (1986) THE SITUATION IN LITHUANIA Lithuania is one nation where a greater part of the population, in spite of bitter persecution, is still Catholic. There are 2,542,000 Catholics in that country, where the total population is only 3,178,000. The persecution

Feast day (July26) to the Parents of our Blessed Mother Mary and the Grandparents of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Saint Joachim and Saint Anne, pray for us.

Saint Joachim Father of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary († ca. 7 B.C.) Saint Joachim O.D.M. pinxit Joachim, of the tribe of Juda and the family of David, was a shepherd of Nazareth. Stolanus, father of Saint Anne, gave him his pious daughter in marriage. The two spouses lived in

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