Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Daylight Time (= GMT/UTC -5 and ROME 1900h). (Check out LatinMass.live) Today: All Saints Prayers added: For the sick close to death After Mass: Prayer for priests Today’s texts (trilingual!): … Continue reading →
PRAYER FOR OUR PRIESTS: Lord Jesus Christ, You love Your church and those called to share Your priesthood! With our love and prayers, we join You in asking our Heavenly Father to continue to pour out His gifts of holiness, compassion and ardent zeal on your priests everywhere. Inspire each of them to offer his life as an “Ambassador of Christ”, bringing reconciliation and healing to the world. Mary, Mother of all Priests, inspire us to live in peace and joy and pray this prayer with us. Amen
From a reader… QUAERITUR: In all the time I have gone to confession, I say the Act of Contrition, and then the priest absolves me. However, the priest at my new parish does Absolution at the same time I am … Continue reading →
Tapestry with the image of Blessed Michael McGivney hangs in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, Connecticut, on Oct. 31 during the beatification ceremony of the priest who founded the Knights of Columbus.
Bevil Bramwell OMI: For All Saints Day, words from Benedict XVI help us look past violence and the virus and recall we can also become saints!
Today, Sunday, we celebrate All Saints Day, and tomorrow All Souls Day. We are enjoying a time of remembrance in our church. It always strikes me as appropriate for late autumn, as the days get darker, we start to look toward the end of the calendar year and tend to be more melancholic.
Most, if not all, will say, thank God that 2020 is going to come to an end. An annus horribilis if ever there was one!
Today and tomorrow we give thanks for those who have gone before us, whether saintly or not. The Feast of All Saints’ is the day on which we celebrate all the saints, known and unknown. It was Pope Gregory III (731-741) who named November 1 as the common date to celebrate the saints.
Today is the Feast of All Saints. Some saints of the Church have a particular day on the calendar associated with them and are commonly recognized by name. Many more, though not as familiar to us, are still known by God and have been caught up with Him to glory