January 14, 1524 — Today’s Luther (Reblog)

Martin Luther writes to George Spalatin in Nuremberg, [1] reminding him of Luther’s request for Spalatin to write some hymns in German and sending some other news. Quotation: Master George Spalatin, court evangelist, my dearest friend in the Lord: Grace and peace! I have no news to write you, my dear Spalatin, except that I […]

January 14, 1524 — Today’s Luther

Thought for the Day – 13 January – The Grace of God — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 13 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Grace of God “It is astonishing to consider how much St Paul accomplished when he had been transformed by the grace of God.Formerly, a persecutor of Christians, he became the Apostle of the Gentiles.Enlightened by faith and inspired by charity, […]

Thought for the Day – 13 January – The Grace of God — AnaStpaul

Quote/s of the Day – 11 January – The kingdom of God is at hand, repent and believe in the gospel. — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Quote/s of the Day – 11 January – The Sixth Day in the Octave of Epiphany, Readings: Hebrews 1:1-6, Psalms 97:1 and 2, 6 and 7, 9, Mark 1:14-20 “This is the time of fulfilment.The kingdom of God is at hand,repent and believe in the gospel.” Mark 1:15 “And the people sought him and came […]

Quote/s of the Day – 11 January – The kingdom of God is at hand, repent and believe in the gospel. — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 10 January – The Sacrament of Baptism — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 10 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Sacrament of Baptism “We are drawn towards Heaven by a golden chain of grace.The most precious links in this chain of benefits are the Sacraments, which Jesus Christ instituted as sensible and efficacious signs of divine grace.When we are born, […]

Thought for the Day – 10 January – The Sacrament of Baptism — AnaStpaul

Saint of the Day – 9 January – St Peter of Sebaste (c 340-c 391) Bishop — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 9 January – St Peter of Sebaste (c 340-c 391) Bishop of Sebaste in Lesser Armenia. Born in c 340 in Caesarea, Cappadocia and died in 391 in Sebaste, Lesser Armenia, of natural causes. He was the younger brother of Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, the famous Christian Hermit […]

Saint of the Day – 9 January – St Peter of Sebaste (c 340-c 391) Bishop — AnaStpaul

Quote/s of the Day – 6 January – Epiphany – In Your Light, we see light! — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Quote/s of the Day – 6 January – The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord In Your Light, we see light! “If the Magi had come in search of an earthly King,they would have been disconcerted at findingthat they had taken the trouble to comesuch a long way for nothing.Consequently they would haveneither adored […]

Quote/s of the Day – 6 January – Epiphany – In Your Light, we see light! — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 5 January – The Shortness of Time — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 5 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Shortness of Time “We often complain about the swift passage of time.Hours, days and years pass by, never to return.When we think about the past, do we feel consoled or depressed?How many hours have we spent on useless pursuits such […]

Thought for the Day – 5 January – The Shortness of Time — AnaStpaul

Holy Communion Liturgy for January 3, 2021 — Gifts in Open Hands (Reblog)

This is Holy Communion for a Journey Sunday. It is the Second Sunday after Christmas, the Sunday three days after New Year, and three days before Epiphany, and in the old song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” it is the ninth day – the day when the gift is nine people dancing. This communion liturgy […]

Holy Communion Liturgy for January 3, 2021 — Gifts in Open Hands

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

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

One Minute Reflection – 28 December – “The servant is not greater than his lord” — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

One Minute Reflection – 28 December – The Feast of the Holy Innocents – The Fourth Day of the Christmas Octave, Readings: 1 John 1:5-2:2, Psalm 124:2-5, 7-8, Matthew 2:13-18 When Herod realised that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious. He ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and […]

One Minute Reflection – 28 December – “The servant is not greater than his lord” — AnaStpaul