15 December, Thursday – Deprivation of Salvation is a Self-Inflicted Harm

Thursday of the 3rd Week of Advent Is 54:1-10 Lk 7:24-30 “...but by refusing baptism from him the Pharisees and the lawyers had thwarted what God had in mind for them.” Despite John’s momentary doubts about Jesus as the Messiah in yesterday’s gospel, Jesus poured out praise upon him and acknowledged John as the forerunner,... Continue Reading →

2 June, Thursday — Truth is a constant testimony

Jun 2 - Memorial for Sts Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs Saints Marcellinus and Peter (sometimes called Petrus Exorcista - Peter the Exorcist: Marcellino e Pietro) are venerated within the Christian churches as martyrs who were beheaded. Hagiographies place them in 4th century Rome. They are generally represented as men in middle age, with tonsures and palms of martyrdom; sometimes they hold a crown each. - Wikipedia Acts... Continue Reading →

27 May, Wednesday — Truth of the matter

May 27 – Memorial for St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop Augustine (d. 605) was a monk and abbot of St. Andrew’s abbey in Rome. He was sent by Pope Gregory the Great with 40 brother monks, including St. Lawrence of Canterbury to evangelize the British Isles in 597. Before he reached the islands, terrifying tales... Continue Reading →

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