The Wisdom of the Saints about the last things (part 2)

“Just as seed, existing formlessly in the beginning, is shaped into a design and increases in bulk, prepared as it is by the indescribable skill of God, so too it is not at all absurd but entirely consistent that the material enclosed in tombs and which was once possessed of...

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Saint of the Month: St. Gaspar del Bufalo

St. Gaspar del Bufalo was a priest, a founder, and a missionary preacher. Gaspar was born in 1786 in Rome. His parents named him Gaspar Melchior Balthazar in memory of the traditionally attributed names of the three Magi who sought and venerated Christ as an infant. His father, Antonio del...

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Saint of the Month: St. Catherine of Alexandria

St. Catherine of Alexandria was one of the virgin martyrs of the early Church. We know of her primarily from the writings of the early Church historian and Bishop of Caesarea, Eusebius, who wrote in the early fourth century. Catherine was born c. 287 at Alexandria, Egypt. At this time,...

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The Wisdom of the Saints about Jesus Christ (part 5)

“Beloved: If you invoke as Father Him Who judges impartially according to each one’s works, conduct yourselves with reverence during the time of your sojourning, realizing that you were ransomed from your futile conduct, handed on by your ancestors, not with perishable things like silver or gold but with the...

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Saint of the Month: Bl. Bartolo Longo

Blessed Bartolo Longo was a committed Satanist who completely changed his life to one of active charity and Marian devotion. Bartolo was born in 1841 to Bartolomeo and Antonina Longo at the town of Latiano, in southern Italy. Bartolomeo was a physician and he and Antonina were devout Catholics who...

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The Wisdom of the Saints about Spiritual Warfare (part 2)

“Let us take these arms, let us fortify oursleves with these spiritual and heavenly safeguards, that in the most evil day we may be able to withstand and resist the threats of the devil. Let us put on the breastplate of righteousness, that our breast may be fortified and safe...

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Saint of the Month: St. Peter Claver

St. Peter Claver was a missionary priest, a recipient of extraordinary spiritual gifts, and a messenger of mercy and comfort to some of God’s most afflicted children. Peter was born in 1580 to Pedro and Ana Claver, the youngest of four children. The Clavers were farmers at Verdu, a town...

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Saint of the Month: St. John Eudes

St. John Eudes was a priest, founder of seminaries and a religious order, and a key promoter of the Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. John was born in 1601 at Ri, a farming village in the Normandy region of France. His parents were farmers, a devout Catholic couple...

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The Wisdom of the Saints……..about faith (part 6)

“Let us struggle against the principalities, against the powers, against lurking tyrants and persecutors, against the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places and among the celestial beings, against the war which goes on even within ourselves among the passions, against...

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