Thought for the Day – 15 February – The Spirit of Prayer — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 15 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Spirit of Prayer “The alchemists of old were searching for a legendary stone which would transform metal into gold.This stone, does not exist, of course but, in the supernatural order, the spirit of prayer really can change everything to gold.When […]

Thought for the Day – 15 February – The Spirit of Prayer — AnaStpaul

January 31, 1524 (6 AM) (Part 1) — Today’s Luther (Reblog)

Martin Luther preaches a sermon on the Epistle lesson for the Second Sunday before Lent (Sexagesima Sunday), 2 Corinthians 11:19-12:9. Today’s Quotation is taken from the beginning of this sermon, in which Luther discusses St. Paul’s glory in his labor and suffering. Quotation: Those who praise themselves are fools according to the views and speech […]

January 31, 1524 (6 AM) (Part 1) — Today’s Luther

Saint of the Day – 27 January – Blessed Manfredo Settala (12th Century-1217) — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 27 January – Blessed Manfredo Settala (12th Century-1217) Priest and Hermit, known as “The Hermit of Monte San Giorgio,” miracle-worker – born in the latter 12th century in Milan, Italy and died on 27 January 1217 in Riva San Vitale, Lombardy, Italy of natural causes. Patronage – Riva San Vitale. […]

Saint of the Day – 27 January – Blessed Manfredo Settala (12th Century-1217) — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 25 January – Mediocrity — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 25 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) Mediocrity “There is no such thing as half-way virtue. Virtue is a struggle and a sacrifice.It presupposes a generous heart which gives itself to Jesus without reserve.Did He not give Himself completely for our sakes?Did He not die upon the Cross […]

Thought for the Day – 25 January – Mediocrity — AnaStpaul

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