St. Martin de Porres

“Always consider others as more holy and more worthy than you, at the same time strive to be as holy as you can be.” -St. Martin de Porres St. Martin de Porres is the patron saint of social justice and race relations. His example shows us that the true solution to social injustice is foundContinue reading “St. Martin de Porres”

Through the Eye of a Needle Lesson

The Rich Man: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God! It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” -Mark 10:17-30 When we read this passage to our childrenContinue reading “Through the Eye of a Needle Lesson”

Our Lady Devotions Box

The Blessed Virgin Mary, our spiritual Mother is the Mediatrix of All Graces. “Then, O sinner, whoever thou mayest be, imbedded in crime, grown old in sin, despair not; thank the Lord, who that He might show thee mercy, has not only given His Son for thy advocate, but, to encourage thee to greater confidence,Continue reading “Our Lady Devotions Box”

October is Dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary

The feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated annually on October 7 “When I pray ‘Hail Mary’, the heavens smile, the angels rejoice, the earth is happy” -St. Francis of Assisi “I have no better way of knowing if a man is for God than if he likes to say the Hail Mary andContinue reading “October is Dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary”

Session 24: The Lord’s Prayer

Significance of the Our Father Prayer  “When you are praying, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. “Pray then in this way: OurContinue reading “Session 24: The Lord’s Prayer”

Session 23: Commandments Four through Ten

Showing Love Towards Others By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.  For the love of God is this, that we obey his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.  -1 John 5:2-3 For the past two Sessions we have been focusing on theContinue reading “Session 23: Commandments Four through Ten”