A Provençale Creche
Christmas Eve 1818, Father Joseph Mohr wrote this remarkable Christmas carol.
Silent night, holy night! All are sleeping; they alone are awake,
The wedded and most holy pair:
Gentle child with curly hair;
Sleep in heavenly peace,
Sleep in heavenly peace!
Our refuge is the Christ. The world may entice us to buy things that cost, but they do not erase our burdens.
I sincerely wish you a holy Merry Christmas Eve,
A Pinterest Image
Seeking Him I yearn
Sacred host placed on the tongue
Tasting His goodness
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
–Emily Louise Heard
Beneath The Cross by Jon McNaughton
0n Good Friday
“When God comes, he always calls us out of the house.
We are visited so that we can visit others;
We are encountered so as to encounter others;
We receive love in order to give love.”
The Feast of the Ascension is observed by certain dioceses on May 30, otherwise on the Seventh Sunday of Easter, June 2nd.
I remember well this Bethany chapel and the rose stone from which Jesus ascended back to the Father in heaven to prepare each of us a room. Then He told his disciples to remain in Jerusalem until the coming of the Holy Spirit.
The Gospel of Luke 24
Memorial of the Most Holy Name of Jesus
“If you think the name ‘Jesus’ continually, it purges your sin and kindles your heart; it clarifies your soul, it removes anger and does away with slowness. It wounds in love and fulfills charity. It chases the devil and puts out dread. It opens heaven, and makes you a contemplative. It puts all vices and phantoms out from the lover.”
by English Hermit Richard Rolle, The Form of Perfect Living and other Prose Treatises
Thank You, Abba Father and Mary, Mother of God
for giving us your only begotten Son Jesus to be our Lord and Savior
In Honor of Lady of Guadalupe
These roses are for You, Mother Mary
as we await the coming of the Light
Mary, Patroness of the Americas, Pray for us