Thought for the Day – 17 January – The Help of God — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 17 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Help of God “There are several passages in Sacred Scripture which emphasise clearly and effectively, our utter weakness and dependence on God.“Not that we are sufficient of ourselves,” says St Paul, “to think anything, as from ourselves but our sufficiency […]

Thought for the Day – 17 January – The Help of God — AnaStpaul

Reading Ramblings – January 17, 2021 — Living Apologetics (Reblog)

Date: Second Sunday after the Epiphany – January 17, 2021 Texts: 1 Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139:1-10; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51 Context: The liturgical season of Epiphany started Janury 6 – 12 days after Christmas. Last Sunday was the festival of the Baptism of Our Lord, so this is the second Sunday after the Epiphany. […]

Reading Ramblings – January 17, 2021 — Living Apologetics

Thought for the Day – 16 January – I Am Not Able — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 16 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) I Am Not Able “Whenever we feel called upon to make some sacrifice for Jesus or, to form some good resolution, how often do we cry: “I am not able!”It may be a question of praying more fervently, of performing some […]

Thought for the Day – 16 January – I Am Not Able — AnaStpaul

One Minute Reflection – 15 January – “Your destruction comes from you” — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

One Minute Reflection – 15 January – Friday of the First week in Ordinary Time, Readings: Hebrews 4:1-5, 11, Psalms 78: 3 and 4, 6-7, 8, Mark 2:1-12and the Feast of Our Lady of Banneux/Our Lady of the Poor (1933) and St Maurus OSB (c 512-584) And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” […]

One Minute Reflection – 15 January – “Your destruction comes from you” — AnaStpaul

Thought for the Day – 14 January – Those Who Will to be Damned — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 14 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) Those Who Will to be Damned “Only those who will it themselves, are damned.God wishes all men to be saved.It was for this, that He came into the world and shed His Precious Blood.Moreover, He has given us the means necessary […]

Thought for the Day – 14 January – Those Who Will to be Damned — 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

Thought for the Day – 7 January – Merit and the Love of God — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 7 January – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord Merit and the Love of God “The more we know, writes St Catherine of Siena, the more we love and the more we love, the more we receive.Our merit, she concludes, increases in […]

Thought for the Day – 7 January – Merit and the Love of God — AnaStpaul