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September 2014

Mother Serafina-Part Two

By the age of 16 Serafina exhibited the  brightness of an intelligence that would penetrate situations and things in all areas of life; she acquired a practical way that would make her qualified to carry out any task. “Jesus – she said – He taught me to do everything to make myself useful and be […]

Sept Mystic: Mother Serafina Rubbera

PART ONE The story of this Visitation Nun of Rosolini Italy is intimately connected with the life of Mother Carmela Aprile http://visitationspirit.org/2013/08/mother-rosolini-sept-mystic-of-the-month/ and is just as supernaturally amazing! The child was born March 5, 1915 in the squalor of a dwelling and was given the name Josefa in baptism, a little girl who had two […]

From the Oblates: Exaltation of the Cross

(September 14, 2014: Exaltation of the Holy Cross) * * * * * “He humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, even death on a cross.” In a sermon preached on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Francis de Sales remarked: “St. Paul, the outstanding master and teacher of the newborn Church, discovered […]