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 on: Yesterday at 09:40:32 PM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'When we hear people talk of riches, honors and amusements of the world, let us remember that all things have an end, and let us then say: "My God, I wish for You alone and nothing more."'

St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguor

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 on: Yesterday at 07:26:08 PM 
Started by CyrilSebastian - Last post by CyrilSebastian
                   Pope Urban II consecrated the Cathedrale Saint-Andre de Bordeaux (Bordeaux Cathedral) in Bordeaux, France in 1096.

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 on: April 22, 2019, 07:53:05 PM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'Neither did I care to read newspapers, for I should prefer to read a chapter of the Holy Bible wherein I know for sure that what I read is true. In newspapers, as a general rule, one finds only a great deal of lies and useless reading.'

St. Anthony Mary Claret

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 on: April 22, 2019, 11:27:46 AM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'Let the Lord seek His image, wash away from it all accumulated uncleanness that has stained it and so brighten up the mirror of the human heart.'

St. Prosper of Aquitaine

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 on: April 21, 2019, 07:09:40 PM 
Started by CyrilSebastian - Last post by CyrilSebastian
                       {A} Hemerocallis Easter Egg   
                       {B} A cream daylily with a green throat and pattern lavender violet eye   
                       {C} Many churches begin the Easter observance in the late hours of the day   
                             before (Holy Saturday) in a religious service called the Easter Vigil.

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 on: April 21, 2019, 09:15:56 AM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'Divine Heart of my Jesus, grant that I may love you always, and always more.'

St. Bernadette Soubirous

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 on: April 21, 2019, 02:39:06 AM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'Brethren and fathers, Lent is already galloping past and the soul rejoices at the imminence of Easter, because by it it finds rest and is relieved of many toils. Why did this thought sound for me in advance? Because it is as if our whole life directs its reason contemplating the eternal Easter. For this present Easter, even though it is great and revered, is nevertheless, as our fathers explain, only a type of that Easter to come. For this Easter is for one day and it passes, while that Easter has no successor. From it pain, grief and sighing have fled away; there everlasting joy, gladness and rejoicing; there the sound of those who feast, a choir of those who keep festival and contemplation of eternal light; where there is the blessed breakfast of Christ and the new drink of which Christ spoke, I shall not drink of the fruit of this vine, until I drink it with you new in the kingdom of my Father. Of this he spoke to his disciples when he was about to ascend to heaven, I am going to prepare a place for you and, if I go, I will prepare a place for you. I am coming again and I will take you to myself, so that where I am you maybe also. And where I am going you know, and the way you know. And a little further on, On that day you will know that I am in the Father, and you are in me, and I am in you. And elsewhere, Father, I wish that where I am they may be with me also, so that they may see my glory, which you gave me, because you loved from before the foundation of the world.

But because this concerns not only the Apostles, but also ourselves, he also said, I do not ask this only for them, but also for those who through their word believe in me, so that all may be one, as you, Father, are in me and I am in you, that they may also be one in us. What could be more comforting than these words? What could be more appealing? What soul can they not soften? What heart not prick with compunction, even should someone say that the human heart is a nature of stone? With thoughts like these the saints bore all that they bore, considering afflictions as joys, constraints as freedoms, struggles as delights, harsh training as relaxation, deaths as lives.'

St. Theodore the Studite

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 on: April 21, 2019, 02:37:04 AM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'They slew by nailing to the tree Him who had brought to life their dead, had healed their maimed, had made their lepers clean, had given light to their blind. Behold, you sons of men! behold, all you people, these new wonders! They suspended Him on the tree, who stretches out the earth; they transfixed Him with nails who laid firm the foundation of the world; they circumscribed Him who circumscribed the heavens; they bound Him who absolves sinners; they gave Him vinegar to drink who has made them to drink of righteousness; they fed Him with gall who has offered to them the Bread of Life; they caused corruption to come upon His hands, and feet who healed their hands and feet; they violently closed His eyes who restored sight to them; they gave Him over to the tomb, who raised their dead to life both in the time before His Passion and also while He was hanging on the tree.'

St. Alexander of Alexandria

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 on: April 20, 2019, 06:50:59 AM 
Started by Shin - Last post by Shin
'Nature and grace cannot subsist together in the same heart. The one must always make room for the other.'

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

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 on: April 19, 2019, 04:03:50 PM 
Started by CyrilSebastian - Last post by CyrilSebastian
{A} Veronica persica   
{B} This annual is blue-violet.   
{C} Station 6: Veronica wipes the face of Jesus.

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