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October 2017

Important Visitandine Days in November

  November 1, 1720: Monseigneur de Belsunce consecrates the city and the diocese of Marseille to the Sacred Heart November 6, 1672: Religious profession of St. Margaret Mary   November 18-23, 1936: martyrdom of our blessed Sisters of Madrid shot in hatred of the faith, the Church unites them in the same memory on November […]

St. Francis de Sales and Purgatory

CONSOLING THOUGHTS ON PURGATORY CAME FROM SAINT WHO SAW BEYOND SUFFERING By Susan Tassone The opinion of St. Francis De Sales was that the thought of purgatory should cause not so much pain as consolation. Those who fear purgatory do so in consideration of their own interests and self-love, he said, rather than in the […]

Oct 22 Chat

Oct 22, 7:22 PM Judy (Guest): Hi Everyone! Happy Feast of Pope St. John Paul II! I cannot but recall the intensity on his face when he was praying. Holiness seemed to exude from him, even as it from St. Teresa of Calcutta. Oct 22, 7:27 PM Judy (Guest): Brian, where had you been living […]