Daily archives:November 24, 2017

  • The Allotment of Suffrages in Purgatory Every thing done to help any of the Holy Souls brings some sort of relief to the soul for whom it is offered. But the amount of relief we do not know; it depends on the will of God, and the merits of the individual. A Mass offered for one person may deliver[...]
  • CATHERINE was a noble virgin of Alexandria. Before her Baptism, it is said, she saw in vision the Blessed Virgin ask her Son to receive her among His servants, but the Divine Infant turned away. After Baptism, Catherine saw the same vision, when Jesus Christ received her with great affection, and [...]
  • REMARK The Mass of this Sunday is always the last, even if there are more than twenty-four Sundays after Pentecost; in that case  the Sundays remaining after Epiphany, which are noticed in the calendar,   are inserted between the twenty-third  and the Mass of the twenty-fourth Sunday. The Int[...]
  •   GOSPEL. Matt. xxiv. 15-35. At that time, Jesus said to His disciples: When you shall see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place, he that readeth let him understand: then they that are in Judea, let them flee to the mountains. [...]