Tag: Pope St. John Paul II

  • The Feast of All Saints

    The Feast of All Saints

    The lesson delivered in todays Gospel is known as the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) – Jesus’ reassurance that the reward for those who live their lives accordingly will be great in heaven and that we are all called to be saints.

  • Feast Day of Pope St. John Paul II

    Feast Day of Pope St. John Paul II

    “We are not the sum of our weaknesses and failures; we are the sum of the Father’s love for us and our real capacity to become the image of his Son.”

  • The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

    The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

    “To recite the Rosary is nothing other than to contemplate with Mary the face of Christ.” ~ Pope St. John Paul II The Holy Rosary. What a gift. The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. From its very humble beginnings as a gift from Mary to St. Dominic in 1206  to Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter, entitled Rosarium Virgins Mariae, introducing the “luminous mysteries”, the Rosary is one of the finest and most praiseworthy traditions of Christian contemplation.

  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    O Mary Conceived Without Sin, Pray for Us!

  • All Saints and All Souls

    All Saints and All Souls

    All Saints and All Souls …This brings us back to the Beatitudes and the expression of Christ’s love as a “BE”-attitude. Consider be-ing gentle or merciful or willing to mourn with those who suffer; be-ing a peacemaker, or one who hungers for justice; be-ing God’s love for others.

  • The Feast Day of Pope St. John Paul II

    The Feast Day of Pope St. John Paul II

    “Be not afraid. Open, I say open wide the doors to Christ” October 22, 2020 As a woman and an educator of young women, I was drawn into the recent Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett