Saint John the Baptist

  From Jewish Antiquities written by Flavius Josephus in about 93 AD: “Now some of the Jews thought that the destruction of Herod’s army came from God as a just punishment of what Herod had done against John who was called the Baptist. For Herod had killed this good man, who had commanded the Jews to exercise…

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

  O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys, and suffering of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sins, the reunion of all…

The Sacred Heart

  Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from the side of Christ, wash me. Passion of Christ, strengthen me. O Good Jesus, hear me. Within Thy wounds hide me. Suffer me not to be separated from thee. From…

The Gift of Grace

“Man’s will is indeed free, but without the grace of God man will use his freedom only to enslave himself.” Prof. Warren Carroll writing on St. Augustine’s opposition to the heresy promulgated by Pelagius in about 411 AD. This quote is shown because of its clear and simple profundity.