Day 34 Day of Consecration On the day of consecration, either fast, give alms, or offer a votive candle for the good of another (or all of the above); do some spiritual penance and approach consecration in the spirit of mortification. Now go to Confession (or, if that is not possible, go during the 8
On this anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II’s death on April 2, 2005, I wanted to share the amazing firsthand account of a meeting he had with the reported visionary, Mirjana Soldo, in July 1987. Mirjana writes about the meeting in her autobiography, My Heart Will Triumph. While visiting the Vatican with a Croatian
An integral part of Our Lady’s reported messages in Medjugorje call us to fast. From the first reported appearances, she said: “I would like the world to pray with me these days. As much as possible, to fast strictly on Wednesdays and Fridays…” “Dear children, today I invite you to start fasting with the
In the midst of such evil and terrorism, and knowing the great numbers of martyrdoms taking place throughout the world, it is edifying for me to read about the bravery and the faith of the martyrs of the early Church. May the witness of Justin and the accounting of his words, help us grow in
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