Thought for the Day – 17 February – The Will — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 17 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Will “St Paul seems to contradict this idea when he writes: “There is question, not of him who wills, nor of him who runs but of God showing mercy” (Rom 9:16). What he says is true.Our will is inadequate to […]

Thought for the Day – 17 February – The Will — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 13 February – The Causes of Discontent — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 13 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Causes of Discontent “There are a few people in the world, who are always content.They walk lightly upon the earth, for their minds are already with God in Heaven and their hearts are united to Him. Have they any anxieties […]

Thought for the Day – 13 February – The Causes of Discontent — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 6 February – Religion and Devotion — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 6 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) Religion and Devotion “Religion, should not be a cold, mehcanical practice of obedience to the commandments of God and the precepts of the Church.Deep spiritual devotion and supernatural charity are necessary, as well as religion.In other words, religion should not be […]

Thought for the Day – 6 February – Religion and Devotion — AnaStpaul

Literary Advent Calendar: December 2, 2021 — Jane Rosebery (Reblog)

For today’s literary advent treat, we travel back to ancient Greece. Enjoy! The Odyssey by Homer Book I Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy. Many cities did he visit, and many were the nations with whose manners and customs […]

Literary Advent Calendar: December 2, 2021 — Jane Rosebery

Thought for the Day – 2 January – The Necessity of Meditation in Silence — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 2 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Necessity of Meditation in Silence “With desolation all the land made desolate because, there is none that considereth in the heart” (Jer 12:11). Very often the world is plunged in the desolation of evil because, there is nobody who will […]

Thought for the Day – 2 January – The Necessity of Meditation in Silence — AnaStpaul

Saint of the Day – 1 January – Saint Odilo of Cluny OSB (962-1049) the “Archangel of the Monks” — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 1 January – Saint Odilo of Cluny OSB (962-1049) Priest, Monk, 5th Abbot of Cluny, Reformer, known as the “Archangel of the Monks,” Apostle of the poor and needy, Marian devotee and promoter of prayer for the Souls in Purgatory. St Odilo was the fifth Benedictine Abbot of Cluny, holding […]

Saint of the Day – 1 January – Saint Odilo of Cluny OSB (962-1049) the “Archangel of the Monks” — AnaStpaul

Making Your New Year Resolution Stick — Be Inspired..!! (Reblog)

A new year is always a great opportunity to start fresh and make your goals happen; to get inspired and make changes to your lifestyle for the better. New Year’s resolutions can vary greatly, but they are all about achieving something that will have a positive impact in your life. Whatever your goal is – […]

Making Your New Year Resolution Stick — Be Inspired..!!

MENU: NANA’S NEW YEARS DAY LUNCH — The Weathered Grey Table (Reblog)

“AS GOD IS MY WITNESS, I’LL NEVER BE HUNGRY AGAIN.” Scarlett O’Hara, Gone with the Wind Nana would come north every year before Thanksgiving and stay until after the New Year celebration.  Like every Southerner, superstitious or not, she knew that certain foods are required for an auspicious start to the year. The ham she […]

MENU: NANA’S NEW YEARS DAY LUNCH — The Weathered Grey Table

Saint of the Day – 31 December – Saint Melania the Younger (c 383-439) — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 31 December – Saint Melania the Younger (c 383-439) Foundress, Desert Hermit, Married and Mother of 2 children who died very young, Widow. Born c 383 and died in late December 439 at Jerusalem of natural causes. St Melania the younger was the daughter of Publicola, only son of St […]

Saint of the Day – 31 December – Saint Melania the Younger (c 383-439) — AnaStpaul