Daily archives:October 6, 2017

  • ST. MARK was by birth a Roman, and served God with such fervor among the clergy of that Church, that, advancing continually in sincere humility and the knowledge and sense of his own weakness and imperfections. he strove every day to surpass himself in the fervor of his charity and zeal, and in the [...]
  •   GOSPEL~ Matt. ix. 1-8. At that time: Jesus entering into a boat passed over the water and came into his own city. And behold they brought to him one sick of the palsy lying in a bed. And Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the man sick of the palsy: Be of good heart, son, thy sins are forgiven t[...]
  • Help us, O God, our Savior; and for the glory of Thy Name deliver us: and forgive us our sins for Thy Name's sake. V. For the glory of Thy holy Name deliver us, R. And forgive us our sins for Thy Name's sake. Let us pray: Mercifully hear the prayers of Thy people, we beseech Thee, O Lo[...]
  • by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876 "I was as a rose-plant."--Eccl. xxiv, 18. In various passages of the Old and New Testaments we find prayer compared to a sweet odor rising before the throne of God. And referring to the faithful spouse of the Holy Ghost, Sacred Scripture calls her a r[...]