Difficulty is Part of the Gift

Difficulty is Part of the Gift

“Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to Him, “Are you He who is to come, or shall we look for another?”

One Christmas a boy in a remote far away village gave his teacher an exquisite seashell as a gift. He had walked many difficult miles over treacherous terrain to find it, to a special bay, the only place such shells could be found.

The teacher was quite moved by the boy’s gift, and understood where it had come from and the difficulty involved in obtaining it: “What a beautiful shell. You must have walked many difficult and dangerous miles for it. I am deeply grateful for your gift,” the teacher said. Continue reading

Pray the Rosary

ProLifeCorner-    “And in the morning, a great while before day, He rose and went out to a lonely place, and there He prayed.”

Our Lady of Fátima is a famous title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary as she appeared in five apparitions reported by three shepherd children at Fátima in Portugal. These occurred on the 13th day of each month in 1917, starting on May 13th and ending on October 13th , but excluding August, when the three children were incarcerated. The three children were Lúcia dos Santo,  who died recently at age 95, and her two cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto, who both died shortly after the apparitions, but who have since been beatified by the Holy Catholic Church. Continue reading

PRO-LIFE NOVENA FOR PRE-BORN BABIES

ProLifeCorner.com- MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – The September 29th through October 7th,  2012  PRO-LIFE NOVENA FOR PRE-BORN BABIES, coordinated annually by the Saint Michael the Archangel Organization, is a special nine days for Masses to be offered and Rosaries to be prayed for the protection of unborn human persons.  Presently, more than 2,100 Masses and 5,000 Rosary novenas have been registered. Continue reading