Miracles

14 January: Feast of St Mungo (Kentigern) Patron Saint of Glasgow -“Let Glasgow Flourish…”

Mungo or Kentigern was born in 518. He was the son of Tannoch, a princess of Lothian, who has given her name to St Enoch's Square in Glasgow, and to Tannochside near Uddingston. Tannoch's father was a pagan and when she adopted Christianity she was expelled from her home. During her wanderings she was raped,...

27 November: The Story of St Catherine Laboure & The Miraculous Medal…

Mother and Child The sound of the evening Angelus bells floated across the fields and vineyards of Burgundy. It was the second day of the month of May in the year of Our Lord 1806. In the little village of Fain-les-Moutiers a child of destiny was coming into the world, a tiny instrument of God,...

Can We Read Our Way To Heaven?

Our blogger, Elizabeth posted the following request a short while ago... Just wondering if we could perhaps start another topic on what our bloggers are reading at the moment? Spiritual reading that is. I could start off by saying that I am loving Cardinal Sarah’s book on Silence. It is beautifully written, perceptive, and does...

Mickey Mouse Martyr Minus Miracle: Is Argentina THAT short of Saints?

Francis Fabricates Martyrdom for Ultraliberal Bishop  On June 8 Pope Francis declared Bishop Enrique Angelelli (+1976) of La Rioja, Argentina, a martyr, a step toward beatification without the need of a miracle attributed to Angelelli’s intercession.   Even the pro-Francis La Nación (July 30) points out that this is “political-ideological” without “thoroughness of procedures”. Angelelli had proven...

Did Our Lady of Fatima – not Donald Trump – achieve North Korean peace?

From The Remnant …  Last week President Trump received a scapular and a lesson on Fatima from Edward Baza Calvo, governor of Guam since 2011. "About 165,000 people have taken a big sigh of relief since ten months ago the leader of North Korea was making pronouncements of the nuclear annihilation of our island," says Gov....

2018: The Year of “Saint” Pope Paul VI?

From Vatican Insider... In a special issue entitled “It will be the year of Paul VI Saint”, the weekly magazine of the diocese of Brescia, La voce del popolo, writes that on 13 December, theologians of the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Montini, after...

Irish Eyes Are Surely Smiling Now!

The Catholics of Ireland are invited to gather, on November 26, 2017, on the shores of the Island to recite the holy rosary, for the preservation of the Catholic faith and the life of the unborn child, in a political context where abortion could be legalized in 2018. The generous response of the Irish, attached...

Islam, Terrorism & The Battle of Lepanto – 7 October: Feast of the Holy Rosary…

That light-hearted response to the threat to conquer Rome  contrasts with the reaction here The following extracts are taken from How the 1571 Battle of Lepanto saved Europe... For those who know little history, today's battle with the Islamic State in the Middle East may seem new and unprecedented. It is not. In a.d.  622, Mohammed set...

16 July: Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel

The Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel is a very good time to learn about the Brown Scapular, and for those who are not yet enrolled in it to resolve to do so.  Click here for a comprehensive history of the Brown Scapular, with details of miracles and the facts about the (often...