Monthly Archives: October 2017

Saint Isaac Jogues and Companions – Martyrs

My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. Our single endeavor should be to give ourselves to the work and to be faithful to him, and not to spoil his work by … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist – October 18th

Saint Luke, one of the four evangelists who wrote one of the four gospels, actually  is responsible for writing not only the Gospel of Luke, but the Acts of the Apostles, as well. Having converted from his pagan ways, he … Continue reading

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Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque – Oct. 16th

“It seems to me that our Lord’s earnest desire to have His sacred heart honored in a special way is directed toward renewing the effects of redemption in our souls. For the sacred heart is an inexhaustible fountain and its … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of Avila – Quotes- October 15th

“The closer one approaches to God, the simpler one becomes.” ― St. Teresa of Avila “This Beloved of ours is merciful and good. Besides, he so deeply longs for our love that he keeps calling us to come closer. This … Continue reading

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Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary – October 7th – The Battle of Lepanto

We have all heard the controversy that surrounds the term ‘radical Islamist terrorist’. There are many Muslims who live within the United States and defend their faith as being one of peace, but if one were to review the teachings … Continue reading

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The Unpopular Truth About the Existence of Evil

It seems that over the last couple of years, the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce has spent quite a bit of money promoting Las Vegas as the ultimate city of sin. “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas…” or so … Continue reading

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Becoming an Instrument of God’s Peace – The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

As the United States is caught in a violent grasp of terror, watching the reports of a senseless shooting in Las Vegas…watching the horrific images of people running and screaming…. we find ourselves wrought with fear and trepidation…Our hearts filled … Continue reading

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