Wisdom of the Saints….about purity (part 2)

“If you wish to prevent all evil thoughts, let your eyes be modestly reserved, and make a league with them never to look upon anything which it is not permitted you to desire.” St. Gregory of Nyssa (4th century) “As water extinguishes fire, so prayer extinguishes the heat of the...

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Saint of the Month: St. John of God -March 2017

St. John of God was a shepherd and a soldier, who had a dramatic conversion and became the founder of a charitable religious order. John was born at Montemayor-el-Novo, Portugal in 1495, the only child of middle-class parents. At age eight, John inexplicably vanished, and it is not known whether...

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Wisdom of the Saints…about the Incarnation

The Wisdom of the Saints……………………….about the Incarnation (part 4) “The Lord entered [Mary] to become a servant. The Word came into her to keep silence in her womb. The thunder came into her to make no sound whatever. The shepherd came into her and see, the Lamb is born, crying...

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