There is no man, however coldly disposed towards God, who, invoking the name of Mary with a firm resolution not to sin again, will not be for ever delivered from the tyranny of the devil, unless he again entertain the thought of sinning mortally. – Saint Bridget
How blind men are to make so little account of time, having one day to render account of how uselessly they employed it – this time which, however short, may merit an eternity, but which, once passed, can never be regained. – Saint Catherine of Bologna
Just keep an open heart to Jesus. He is the way, te tuth and the life. His very being is associated with the “way”, how we are to live our life. Sometimes we don’t like His way. Just be open to Him and trust in Him.
How good it is to have the protection and patronage of St Joseph as our namesake. He is always at our side as community and individually. Thank God He gave us such a wonderful friend in Christ Jesus. If that were not enough, at his side is his wife Mary. So between Jesus, Mary and Joseph, we have the entire Holy family in our parish family, this building, and in our homes. Imagine that, God Himself in Jesus, and then Joseph and Mary as our family. We truly do belong. This is Home. Continue reading