Blessed Chaminade Inspirations

One source of Chaminade’s inspiration came from prayerful reflection on the Church community presented in the Acts of the Apostles. How did the fear­ful little community of the Upper Room, through the Holy Spirit, become the vibrant missionary Church of the later chapters of Acts? Blessed Chaminade noted three key elements in the Church of […]

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4th Woman Doctor of the Church – Hildegard of Bingen

Perhaps because of her famous (or infamous) flouting of ecclesiastical authority, Hildegard of Bingen was not canonized by the Roman Catholic Church as a saint, though she was honored locally as a saint. The Church of England considered her a saint. On May 10, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI officially declared her a saint of the […]

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Feast Day of Saint Faustina

Today we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Most Blessed Sacrament. A Passage from St. Faustina’s Diary: Suffering is Redemptive when you unite it to Jesus Christ. Saint M. Faustina Kowalska’s Diary # 303 Faustina Kowalska, simply known as Saint Faustina, born Helena Kowalska (August 25, 1905) in Poland then […]

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Celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday

Celebrating the Divine Mercy of Jesus Christ, as revealed by Christ Himself to Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, this feast was extended to the entire Catholic Church by Pope John Paul II on April 30, 2000, the day that he canonized Saint Faustina.

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