Reflection – Beginning Our Lenten Season…

Lent is here! As we begin this sacred season in the Church—a season of penance, fasting, self-examination, and prayer—I thought it’d be a good idea to share a great homily given by Fr. Slavko Barbaric about fasting, almsgiving and prayer. Perhaps this will help us as we start to seriously contemplate these things this Lent.… Continue reading Reflection – Beginning Our Lenten Season…

Ash Wednesday – Lent Begins

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, rich in kindness, and relenting in punishment. Perhaps he will again relent and leave behind… Continue reading Ash Wednesday – Lent Begins

Fatima: How July 13, 1917 Changed the Church

(via Aleteia) This week marks the 100th anniversary of the most controversial apparition of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal. What she did that day inspired many to convert but provoked others to reject the faith out of hand. It made some people a little nutty and won the begrudging respect of others. July 13 was… Continue reading Fatima: How July 13, 1917 Changed the Church

Reflection – A Time of Renewal & Mercy!

March 25, 2017 – “Dear children! In this time of grace, I am calling all of you to open your hearts to God’s mercy, to begin a new life through prayer, penance and a decision for holiness. This time of spring moves you to a new life, to a renewal, in your thoughts and hearts.… Continue reading Reflection – A Time of Renewal & Mercy!

Ash Wednesday

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, rich in kindness, and relenting in punishment. Perhaps he will again relent and leave behind… Continue reading Ash Wednesday

“Overcome Your Will And Discover The Will Of God…”

March 25, 1998 Message From Our Lady of Medjugorje: “Dear children! Also today I call you to fasting and renunciation. Little children, renounce that which hinders you from being closer to Jesus. In a special way I call you: Pray, because only through prayer will you be able to overcome your will and discover the… Continue reading “Overcome Your Will And Discover The Will Of God…”

“I Want To Save All Souls And Present Them To God…”

August 25, 1991 message from Our Lady of Medjugorje to Marija Pavlovic-Lunetti: “Dear Children! Today also I invite you to prayer, now as never before when my plan has begun to be realized. Satan is strong and wants to sweep away my plans of peace and joy and make you think that my Son is… Continue reading “I Want To Save All Souls And Present Them To God…”