Tag Archives: Holiness

Saint of the Day: Damien of Molokai

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Patron Saint Of Television

Catholics have a Saint for just about everything!  St. Clare, whose feast we celebrate today is the Patron St. of Television. In 1958 Pope Pius XII was trying to come up with a St. for television: “She was given this … Continue reading

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St.Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor of the Church

Today is his feast day. From today’s Office of Reading ( Sermon by St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor of the Church): Preaching is an apostolic duty There is a spiritual life that we share with the angels of heaven and … Continue reading

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I Got Personality

Of St. Paul and St. Jerome, that is. At a parish staff  (volunteers included) retreat, a consultant was brought in to determine and explain our personality types.  Deacon Larry and I have taken several personality tests over the years. Talk … Continue reading

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Heroic Virtue

I have this posted over my desk : Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle. The quote is sometimes attributed to Plato, but I can’t verify it.  But I think that it is profound.  It reminds … Continue reading

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The Saints Keep Marching In

Pope Benedict has approved nine beatifications–the step before canonization to sainthood. It is awesome that four are lay people! One of them, Manuel Lorenzo Garrido (Lolo) was a journalist.  He was severely disabled, but he was unstoppable. Here is a … Continue reading

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The Universal Call to Holiness

The Lord Jesus, the divine Teacher and Model of all perfection, preached holiness of life to each and everyone of His disciples of every condition. He Himself stands as the author and consummator of this holiness of life: “Be you … Continue reading

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