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A Poem by St. Hildegard of Bingen

The Love of All Love overflows into all Glorious from ocean’s depths beyond the farthest star, Bounteous in loving all creation; For to the King most High Love has given her kiss of peace.   from Poems Every Catholic Should Know compiled by Joseph Pearce

“Offering of Life”

(Credit: Unsplash) FYI: Read “Pope Francis Creates New Path to Beatification: ‘Offering of Life’ “ written by Hannah Brockhaus, published at the National Catholic Register online.      

Many blessings, and congratulations, Bishop-Elect Rodembourg!

Special Announcement: One of our Missionaries of the Holy Apostles and a member of our Board of Trustees, Fr. Christian Rodembourg, MSA, has been nominated to be a bishop. Please see the attached letter (below) from our General Animator, Fr. Isaac Martinez-Chuquizana, MSA. Congrats!   Bishop-elect Christian Rodembourg, MSA (1)    

St. Flannery’s Epistles to Miss A.

“… our salvation is worked out on earth according as we love one another, see Christ in one another, etc., by works.  This is one reason I am chary of using the word, love, loosely.  I prefer to use it in its practical forms, such as prayer, almsgiving, visiting the sick and burying the dead […] Read More

The Tale of Fr. Brochero

Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero. Credit: Public Domain via Wikipedia. CNA  The Tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho Priest, Devil’s Worst Nightmare  written by  Mary Rezac from Catholic News Agency  

Catholic Church Updates 6/17

The Catholic Herald offers an updated guide on what’s happening in the Catholic Church beginning with  “no Christian mission in the name of tranquility”, Pope Francis said (full text, full video). Visit Morning Catholic must-reads: 26/06/17  for more.

“Sacred Heart of Jesus, Full of Love for Us”

The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart. Read “Never underestimate the power of prayer that appeals directly to the Sacred Heart” a comment & blog written by Mary O’Regan, published by The Catholic Herald.

Duc in Altum by Fr. Joseph Henchey w/ Lisa Fortini-Campbell

Where do we get the energy to persevere in our voyage into the spiritual deep? In this reflection, Fr. Henchey shows how baptism changes our essential character, bringing us new life and making us more open to the grace that will transform us as we ever so gradually work to become more Christ-like during our […] Read More