Tag - penance

Lent: Ash Wednesday “Illegal” – Living Through The Passion of the Church…

https://youtu.be/h-2du8DFEWc The Gospel According to St Luke 18 31-40 A Third Time Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection 31 And taking the twelve, he said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written of the Son of man by the prophets will be accomplished. 32 For he will be delivered to...

Lent – Time To Prepare For Death…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJJ3fq25oSk Comment:  I remember as a young person hearing the priest exhort us to make a good Lent because "for someone in this congregation it will be their last Lent."  And he was always right.  Certainly, the obvious time of year to examine our sinful ways has to be the penitential season of Lent which begins today,...

Coronavirus Connected To Fatima?

From Rorate Caeli - What does a Catholic bishop do when government orders the end of gatherings in times of Coronavirus? This: Northern Italy is in a state of semi-lockdown due to the spread of the current most dangerous strain of the Coronavirus, as large public gatherings have been forbidden for several days in most...

Without good books and spiritual reading, it will be morally impossible to save our souls. (St. Alphonsus Liguori)

  For purchasing details, click on image... But what sort of "good books" and "spiritual reading" will help us to save our souls?   I've heard young Catholics raving about Lord of the Rings as a great story and a marvellous means of understanding their Faith better. Here's author J.R.R. Tolkien: "The Lord of the Rings is of...

Advent Reflection: Preparing for Birth of Saviour & Second Coming of Christ…

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=116&v=7xtpJ4Q_Q-4 Comment:  The blog will be closed to comments throughout Advent, to allow us all to prepare spiritually and materially for the Feast of Christmas.  As we all know, in Advent we prepare firstly to welcome the long-awaited Messiah into the world, in celebration of the first Christmas when He came into the world to save us...

Broadcasting Media putting brakes on BREXIT: UK Likely to Remain Prisoner of the EU – Pray Urgently!

Editor writes... It's now very clear today, with news of the latest Sky Data poll apparently showing a dramatic change in the public mood with more people changing their minds about leaving, and thinking we ought to stay in the EU, that my own personal prophesy, when the referendum was announced in 2016, is apparently...

Lent & Love of God…Join The Dots!

https://youtu.be/-4W_CLRW9Lo Comment:  There can sometimes be a failure to understand the true nature of Lent.  It's seen, rightly, as a time of prayer and penance, making atonement for sins, and reflecting on the Passion and Death of Our Lord. However, arguably,  the majority of Catholics pay insufficient attention to what should be the outcome of our...