Unfurl the sails, and let God steer us where He will (Saint Bede, the Venerable, +735)

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Philip Neri and No Sad Saints

We celebrate today - even if in muted terms on this Sunday devoted to the Most Holy Trinity - one of the most joyful...

Saints Bede, Gregory VII, and Mary Magdalene Piazzi: Three for One

There are many saints in the Church's history - there are, by one estimate, about 6000 at least quasi-officially canonized - too many ever...

Blessed Louis-Zepherin, a Model Bishop for Canada

Today in Canada we celebrate Blessed Louis-Zepherin Moreau, (1824 - 1901) an exemplary bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe in Quebec. Born rather sickly and undersized to...

Saint Rita of the Mission Impossible

We have it on good authority that nothing is impossible with God - or, as the Gabriel puts it, all things are possible with the...

Eugène de Mazenod’s Oblation

Fittingly, in this month of Mary, we celebrate on this May 21st Saint Eugène de Mazenod (+1861), the 19th century founder of the Missionaries...

Nota in Brevis

Prayer of Pope Benedict to Our Lady of Sheshan

PRAYER OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI TO OUR LADY OF SHESHAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE CHURCH IN CHINA Virgin...

Our Lady Help of Christians and of Sheshan

On the 24th of May 2024 the Church celebrates the feast of Mary, the Help of Christians. Its latin name is Sancta Maria Auxilium...

Novena to the Holy Ghost, Eighth Day – The Gift of Wisdom

Eighth Day  Bend the stubborn heart and will;  Melt the frozen warm the chill; Guide the steps that go astray. The Gift of Wisdom Embodying all the other gifts,...

Novena to the Holy Ghost, Seventh Day – The Gift of Counsel

Seventh Day  Heal our wounds - our strength renew;  On our dryness pour Thy dew; Wash the stains of guilt away. The Gift of Counsel The gift of Counsel...

Britain Votes for or Against Life

If you read this in time, join in prayer for England, about to vote, or has already voted, on this May 15th, whether to...