Athirst? Moving Deeper into the Trinity

With all the pain and violence in the streets and throughout the world, it is hard sometimes to get a moment for silence and contemplation — to listen for the voice of the Lord in prayer, to reveal the will of God, to lead our lives. Elizabeth of the Trinity will be canonized a saint later this year by Pope Francis. She wrote this prayer in 1903, which may help: O Lord, give me a passion for listening to you…. Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (July 18, 2016)

1. We must remember God more often than we draw breath. – St. Gregory Nazianzus #mondaymotivation #prayer— Saint Pauls Outreach (@SPO_National) July 18, 2016 2. To the upright I will show the saving power of God. 3. Responding to Jesus as the sign of Jonah. 4. Think well. Speak well. Do well. These 3 things, through the mercy of God, will make us go to Heaven. #StCamillus pic.twitter.com/VjafvlZa84— St. Catherine's (@StCathTrumbull) July 18, 2016 5. From the soon to be… Read more

10 Things that Caught My Eye on Maria Goretti Day (July 6, 2016)

1. Seek always the face of the Lord. 2. From Magnificat: 3. Today is the feast of Maria Goretti. John Paul II said of her in 2002:the human being is not fulfilled by following the impulses of pleasure but by living life with love and responsibility. I well know, dear young people, how sensitive you are to these ideals. As I look forward to meeting you in Toronto in two weeks time, I would like to repeat to you today:… Read more

10 Saint Serra Things that Caught My Eye Today (July 1, 2016)

1. Dominican Fr. Junipero talks about him: Happy Feast of St. Junipero Serra! #OP800 Western Dominican Novitiate @OPWest https://t.co/5YuUzVlIz7— OPVocations (@OPVocations) July 1, 2016 2. [Video] @BishopBarron on Why St. Junípero Serra Matters Today https://t.co/JfCpG9rUkt pic.twitter.com/FpweMqsaN4— Word On Fire (@WordOnFire) July 1, 2016 3. A statue of St. Junipero Serra sits among flowers outside San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission… https://t.co/3NjCbohGq9— Catholic News Svc (@CatholicNewsSvc) July 1, 2016 4. We prayed for an increase of vocations to the priesthood through… Read more

Junípero Serra — A Saint for the Jubilee of Mercy

Oh Christian soul! See how the Lord behaves with you. He admonishes you to put everything relating to this life out of your mind, so that you can hear more directly the voices with which He speaks to your heart, so that you might turn to Him. “He calls the one who is unwilling to return to him so that he can return.” Do not make yourself deaf to such soft voices. Get ready beforehand and prepare yourself to hear… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (June 30, 2016)

1. A Maltese church decked in red to celebrate a martyr's feast. Today is the memorial of the First Martyrs of Romehttps://t.co/xlHaqQnJve— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) June 30, 2016 2. Today’s readings: The judgments of the Lord are true, and all of them are just. 3. Fr. Roger Landry: Drawing Strength from and Rejoicing in the Triumph of Faithful Love 4. Fr. Steve Grunow: The great school of God’s forgiveness is the Sacrament of Reconciliation, where God in Christ… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye on Saint Iranaeus Day Today (June 28, 2016)

1. Blessed feast of Saint Irenaeus! 2.Today we remember St Iranaeus, one of the most prominent Early Church Fathers https://t.co/GPZuHMhXcw #Catholic #NY pic.twitter.com/GkESlBoGQx— Archdiocese of NY (@NY_Arch) June 28, 2016 3. Lead me in your justice, Lord. 4. Stained glass from Mansfield College, Oxford of Saint Irenæus in a toga https://t.co/RJHUh2BIvr— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) June 28, 2016 5. pic.twitter.com/cO3PnftxCk— FrSteveGrunow (@FrSteveGrunow) June 28, 2016 6. In the Liturgy of the Hours today from Saint Iranaeus: The glory of… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (June 27, 2016)

1. "With the eyes of our soul, we long to look into the eyes of the merciful Jesus." – Saint John Paul II pic.twitter.com/TsyIQLj4L1— Fr.John Rozembajgier (@Rozembajgier) June 27, 2016 2. Remember this, you who never think of God. 3. Fr. Roger Landry: Following Christ into the Beyond 4. As #Christians, we should have a love for the souls of all those around us. pic.twitter.com/6nluengXyC— LA Vocations (@LAVocations) June 27, 2016 5. From the Liturgy of the Hours, on Saint… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (June 23, 2016)

1. For the glory of your name, O Lord, deliver us. 2. Don’t pay lip service to the gospel, live it; don’t be a Christian to others and a pagan to Christ. #HomilyTweet— Fr James Bradley (@FrJamesBradley) June 23, 2016 3. Knowing Jesus through Building our Life on his Word 4. We pray with the Coptic Martyrs & all Christians who suffer persecution. #Fortnight4Freedom https://t.co/2DCAkTtmBE pic.twitter.com/emdayS27PC— DC Archdiocese (@WashArchdiocese) June 23, 2016 5. In the Liturgy of the Hours today,… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (June 21, 2016)

1. God upholds his city for ever. 2. #StAloysiusGonzaga, whose feast is today, exemplifies these words of #Jesus in today's Gospel. #Salvation #diobpt pic.twitter.com/nKynniFjtD— St. Catherine's (@StCathTrumbull) June 21, 2016 3. Today is the Feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga. How much do you really love Jesus? Is it enough to suffer for His sake? pic.twitter.com/HP8zuk43rc— Diocesan Priest (@diocesanpriest) June 21, 2016 4. Today is the Memorial of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, patron saint of Roman Catholic youth. See Magnificat art commentary… Read more