ST. GREGORY of Nyssa begins the panegyric which he pronounced upon this martyr on his festival, at his tomb near Amasea, by gratefully ascribing to his intercession the preservation of that country from the inroads of the Scythians, who had
I want to become a nun and, if I succeed, I want to become a saint. Blessed Maria Crucified Satellico
Prayer, prayer…pray for a while each day, and life will be easier and bearable. Learn to speak with God without words and, in this way, practice the prayer of meditation. Be faithful and reverent before the Lord in the Holy
A CERTAIN philosopher named Metrodorus, out of curiosity and a desire of seeing the world, and improving his stock of knowledge, made several voyages, and travelled both into Persia, and into Farther India, which name the ancients gave to Ethiopia.
It is written in the book of Solomon, “Blessed be he that findeth a true friend, with whom he can speak as with himself.” With great thanks to God and to you, we have received from your son, deacon Cyneberht,
I’ve been expecting you. The last words of Blessed Giuseppe “Pino” Puglis, said to the two Mafia hit men sent to murder him.
Sinners, how much I want to tell you…Do not risk losing Jesus for all eternity, for he is so good. Enough with sin. Love Jesus, love him! The words that Blessed Alexandrina Maria da Costa requested be inscribed on her
To which the chief of his priests, Coifi, immediately answered: ―O king, consider what this is which is now preached to us; for truly I declare to you that thereligion which we have hitherto professed has, as far as I
16] Now whilst Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry.  He disputed, therefore, in the synagogue with the Jews, and with them that served God, and in
THIS saint had been a comedian at Antioch, even whilst she was a catechumen; but afterwards renounced that profession, and became a true penitent. The manner of her conversion is thus related in the Greek Menæa, published by the Emperor