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Memories of Blessing: 4th Sunday of Lent – Eamonn Monson sac

God does not see as we see. We look at appearances but God looks at the heart, the interior. (1 Samuel 16:6-7). In the healing of the blind man God seeks to lead us to the opening of the eyes of our mind, heart and soul so that we learn to see as God sees,…

Anniversary March 25th

Rev. Vincent Cunningham            1897-1976 During his life on earth, he offered up prayer and entreaty, aloud and in silent tears, to the one who had the power to save him out of death, and he submitted so humbly that his prayer was heard (Hebrews 4)

Remembering Cardinal Connell at San Silvestro – Fr. John Fitzpatrick SAC

Desmond Cardinal Connell R.I.P.  (1926 – 2017) The Basilica of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome was entrusted to our Society of the Catholic Apostolate by Pope Leo XIII in 1885 and our Pallottine priests and brothers have served here since 1887. It was during a General Chapter held at San Silvestro in 1909 that the…

PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH

Oh, St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God. I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh, St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your divine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having…

Water

Third Sunday of Lent – John 4:5-42  “Jesus, tired by the journey, sat straight down by the well.” Here we witness one of the most human moments in the life of Jesus. In His tiredness and His thirst, He is one with us and represents all the weariness and thirst of our lives. The first…

St. Patrick’s Day

I turned with all my heart to the Lord my God, and he looked down on my lowliness and had mercy on my youthful ignorance. He guarded me before I knew him, and before I came to wisdom and could distinguish between good and evil. He protected me and consoled me as a father does…

Divine Brightness And A Cloud – Second Sunday of Lent

Gospel Matthew 17:1-9 A thing to remember when we read a passage from the gospel is that we are meant to apply it to our own lives in the present, to let the Word of God become a personal spiritual experience. So, when Jesus takes Peter, James and John, he also takes you and me…

HUMILITY AND HOPE -First Sunday of Lent

Lent is a time for being real, when we let go of pretence, see things as they really are in our life and seek to allow our entire being to be changed from within. I emphasise our “entire being” because often we come at Lent in bits and pieces – give things up, take things…

DIALOGUE BETWEEN GENERATONS: Apostles for Today March 2017

Encounter, Dialogue, Missioning – across generations – an experience of temporary missionaries in Kloster Marienborn, Limburg Each year for 27 years, a group of about 12 young women and some young men from all over Germany, came to Kloster Marienborn, the Provincial house of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters in Limburg, Germany, five times a year,…

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