Daily archives:November 9, 2017

  • AFTER a holy youth, Lancelot Avellino was ordained priest at Naples. At the age of thirty-six he entered the Theatine Order, and took the name of Andrew, to show his love for the cross. For fifty years he was afflicted with a most painful rupture; yet he would never use a carriage. Once when he wa[...]
  • The Employments of Purgatory The one continual occupation of the Holy Souls in Purgatory will be to suffer. There will be the dull monotony of constant suffering. No light from Heaven to cheer them in their anguish, no pleasant sights to see, no sweet sounds to hear,. nothing but the pass[...]