From the Diocese of Sacramento Facebook page: On Saturday, June 30, Bishop Jaime Soto ordained 27 men to the Order of Permanent Deacons at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento. We pray for and congratulate our Diocese’s newly ordained Permanent Deacons: Omar Bardales, Larry Bertrand, Gary Brys, David Campbell, Shawn Carter, Kenneth Crawford, Rommel Declines, Julian Delgado, […]
The Church teaches us that it is divided into the Church Triumphant (which includes the members of the Church in heaven), the Church Suffering (this includes the members of the Church in purgatory), and the Church Militant (this refers to those members of the Church who are alive in this world). Because we are part of the Church Militant, we are in a spiritual warfare and this spiritual warfare requires that we recognize, as Saint Paul teaches us “For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of
Oh Emilie, you are so sweet, you are the one I want to eat…I sing her the song Daddu made up for her when she was a baby every night. When I get to the “eat” part, I say “mun mun mun” and pretend to eat her. She loves it! If I forget or leave out the eating part, she tries to eat me. This girl. This sweet Emilie turned 2 on June 16th. Oh me, oh my. In our family: boys be boys, and girls… be girls. But not too girly. Emilie has no problem joining in her older brothers’ Lego
Last time I introduced you to Franz Stampfl, my athletics coach when I was a boy. When transposed from the sporting life to the spiritual life his teaching taught me more about how to progress spiritually than any spiritual director whom I have even known. I make no apology therefore for introducing you to further principles that I learnt from him in the hope that they will help you too.Speed TrainingA favourite principle that Franz instilled in his pupils was called speed training. The theory is simply common sense. You may be wonderful with the ball at your feet or
This is the first of a series of talks on Mystical Prayer given by David Torkington to members of the laity and the community at Belmont Abbey, Herefordshire, England.An Introduction to Journeying DeeperDavid introduces the journey. The Gregorian Chant is sung by the monks of Belmont Abbey. “In the Presence of the Angels” sung by the monks of Belmont Abbey Listen to the podcast…..
Love the Sacred Heart? In the Holy Host you will find Him. (Spanish) Amar el Sagrado Corazón es amar la Sagrada Eucarístia.
Por: Lourdes de Domenzain
No one is denied “access to Jesus’s heart”, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video). Church leaders in the Philippines have denied seeking to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. Cardinal Anthony Okogie has urged Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to resign. A nun has accused an Indian bishop of sexual abuse. Vatican City has no child protection guidelines, reports Nicole…