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We have all been given an immense gift, our Catholic faith. What an amazing privilege to be Catholic and live the Catholic faith with clarity, passion, responsibility, zeal, and joy. Having been given this treasure, we must be passionate and responsible stewards of the Church.
Christmas has ended -a grace-filled time when we celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ, God-made-man. How grateful we are that God our Father would send his only Son to earth to become one of us. Why would God do such a thing?
Count your blessings Name them one by one Count your blessings See! What the Lord has done. That is our song for the Year end 2020.
Most of us are familiar with the typical habits of successful people -wake up early, eat breakfast, build a network. But what about the financial habits behind successful entrepreneurs? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business successful?
Most of us youth in today's fast moving world are easily thrown off by difficulties and worries. Some of us use it as an excuse to turn their backs on God and stay away from the Church. They often wonder why they should have to go through all what they are experiencing if God truly loves and cares for them.
If your spiritual life is to develop properly, you must learn how to meditate — the foundation of mental prayer. A great deal can be said about meditation, but we’ll have to limit ourselves to some basic points. I’d like to approach it by sharing something of my own experience.
St. Arnold Janssen »
Feast Day: January 15
Patron Saint Of:
Founder of the Society of the Divine Word. Born in Goch, Germany, on November 5, 1837, Arnold studied at Gaesdonck, Munster, and Bonn. He was ordained in 1861 and served as a parish priest. He also served as a chaplain at an Ursuline convent at Kempen. In 1875, he founded the Society of the Divine Word in a mission house in Steyl, Holland.
Weak Catholics become Protestants, Strong Protestants become Catholic!»
Who was Carlo Acutis?»
Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager who died in 2006, will be beatified Oct. 10 in Assisi. He has been the subject of interest around the world. So who was Carlo Acutis?