No Time or Place Free from Temptations

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No Time or Place Free from Temptations

CHRIST tells you:

MY CHILD, in this world no one is so perfect or so holy that he does not, at some time or other, experience temptations. You can never be entirely free from them. None of My saints was ever so sublimely held in prayer, or so illuminated by My grace that he did not suffer temptations at some time or other. Continue reading

Saint Canutus

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Saint Canutus

King of Denmark, Martyr
(† 1086)

Saint Canutus, King of Denmark, was endowed with excellent qualities of both mind and body. As a young prince, he cleared the seas of pirates and subdued several neighboring provinces which were harassing Denmark by their incursions. His courage rivaled in excellence with his ability in the conduct and skills of war, but his singular piety, in a time when few of his land were Christian, eclipsed all his other endowments.
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INSTRUCTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY

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INSTRUCTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY

The Church’s Year
By Rev. Fr. Leonard Goffine

In the Introit of this day’s Mass the Church calls upon all creatures to thank God for the Incarnation of His only-begotten Son.

INTROIT Let all the earth adore Thee, O God and sing to Thee: let it sing a psalm to Thy name (Ps. 65:4). Shout with joy to God all the earth, sing ye a psalm to His name: give glory to His praise (Ps. 65:1-2). Glory be to the Father. Continue reading