1. If you are confused as to whether or not today is Ascension Thursday or not, at least you’re not in Rome? (unless you are … then, good luck!): If you're in Rome remember that today is a holiday schedule for the Holy See–and the Major Basilicas–but not the rest of Rome.— Pius Pietrzyk (@PiusOP) May 14, 2015 2. The Ascension comes to this; that we are in a world of mystery, with one bright Light before us, sufficient for…all… Read more

1. O My Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell and lead all souls to Heaven, especially those who are in most need of Thy mercy. 2. In brief. 3. First things first. On the feast of our Lady of Fátima, Pope Francis greets her before beginning the weekly audience https://t.co/ClPX94RSRP— IneSM (@inesanma) May 13, 2015 4. About Pope Benedict in Fatima. 5. Inspired, too, by that day. And on Sin and Suffering in the… Read more

1. Today’s Mass readings. 2. Do we keep Jesus in one place so that He doesn't bother us too much? Do we have the courage to set Him free in our lives? #HomilyInATweet— Sister Chelsea (@Chelsea_Moxley) May 12, 2015 3. Why It's Better for Jesus to Go Away, so that we may receive the greatest gift of God most high – http://t.co/rlY955mI1M— Fr. Roger Landry (@FrRogerLandry) May 12, 2015 4. From the Liturgy of the Hours today: From a commentary… Read more

1. Every devout reception of Holy Communion is a defeat for the demons.— Charles, OFM Cap. (@FrCharles) May 11, 2015 On spiritual warfare. 2. Can you believe it’s the sixth Monday of Easter already? Here’s one homily. Here’s another. 3. St. Symeon the New Theologian today (1012, Constantinople) — titled: “In the Midst of Persecution the Advocate Will Come” — is not to be missed in Magnificat today: As you piercingly cry out to him, as you seek him out,… Read more

1. Today we celebrate Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, the gal from Bayonne, N.J., who was the first American to be beatified on U.S. soil this past fall in Newark’s stunning cathedral. I wrote about her here and a little here and here, too. Her book of spiritual conference is tremendous spiritual nourishment. 2. "In my work, I belong to the whole world. But in my heart I belong to Christ"-Mother Teresa of… https://t.co/QULGln4xJe— Sr Maria Kim Bui ن (@SrMariaKim) May… Read more

1. The Most Important Words Ever Uttered – http://t.co/mY9q9MxneJ— Fr. Roger Landry (@FrRogerLandry) May 7, 2015 2. "In the face of so many wounds, we are called to dive into the sea of prayer." #PopeFrancis #NationalDayofPrayer pic.twitter.com/eMHZKeOi4p— American Catholic (@AmericnCatholic) May 7, 2015 3. Fr. Steve Grunow: The way of life that the Lord Jesus is a way that insists that guarantees that Christians will find themselves moving against cultural mainstreams. Christians are, like Christ, signs of contradiction, not signs… Read more

1. Today's sermon: Christ calls his disciples to persevere in faith: to stay with him when the initial enthusiasm fades https://t.co/tzIuYpqI0v— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) May 6, 2015 2. From a letter to Diognetus: Christians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of their own, or speak a strange dialect, or follow some outlandish way of life. Their teaching is not based upon reveries inspired by the curiosity of men…. Read more

1. It is good for us to spend time before the Tabernacle, to feel the gaze of Jesus upon us.— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) May 5, 2015 2. How to Receive and Remain in Christ's Gift of Peace in the midst of divided families and a war-torn world – http://t.co/kWqhD5JX2z— Fr. Roger Landry (@FrRogerLandry) May 5, 2015 3. From Madeleine Delbrêl in Magnificat: It is at this point that we ought to recall that God has not created is for human… Read more

1. From her dialogue on Divine Providence in the Liturgy of the Hours today: Eternal God, eternal Trinity, you have made the blood of Christ so precious through his sharing in your divine nature. You are a mystery as deep as the sea; the more I search, the more I find, and the more I find the more I search for you. But I can never be satisfied; what I receive will ever leave me desiring more. When you fill… Read more

When I went to look on Twitter for Catherine of Siena tweets, I discovered I tweet about her a bit … here are 16 … there are more … 1. The good gentle Jesus, Love, dies of thirst and hunger for our salvation. http://t.co/J1wqhFAB8c #CatherineofSiena via @MagnificatMag— Kathryn Jean Lopez (@kathrynlopez) February 24, 2015 2. Our obedience is based on Christ's, which is the key that opened the door of heaven. — St. Catherine of Siena— Kathryn Jean Lopez (@kathrynlopez)… Read more

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