Monthly Archives: August 2012

HAIL MARY FULL OF GRACE

      “Think of what the Saints have done for their neighbor because they loved God. But what Saint’s love for God can match Mary’s? She loved Him more in the first moment of her existence than all the … Continue reading

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YOU KNOW NOT THE DAY NOR THE HOUR

      Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13 1Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. 2And five of them were foolish, and five wise. 3But … Continue reading

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SAINT AUGUSTINE (AUGUST 28)

    From the Order of Saint Augustine http://augustinians.net/index.php?page=augustine_en Our Father, Saint Augustine, bishop and doctor August 28 Augustine was born in Tagaste, Souk-Ahras, Algeria on November 13, 354 to Patricius, a pagan, and Monica, a fervent Catholic. He was … Continue reading

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SOLEMNITY OF OUR HOLY FATHER AUGUSTINE (AUGUST 28)

    August 28, 2012 Holy Mass 7:00 p.m. at  Our Lady of Grace Monastery Chapel Solemnity of Our Father, Saint Augustine, bishop and doctor.     Mother Gloria and the Augustinian Contemplative Sisters would like to invite everyone to … Continue reading

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SAINT MONICA (AUGUST 27)

      From the Order of Saint Augustine Website http://augustinians.net/index.php?page=monica_en Monica was born in Tagaste, present dayAlgeria, in 331, to a deeply Christian family of some means. She was given in marriage to Patricius, a pagan, who was a … Continue reading

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TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

    Gospel: John 6:60-69 60These things he said, teaching in the synagogue, in Capharnaum. 61Many therefore of his disciples, hearing it, said: This saying is hard, and who can hear it? 62But Jesus, knowing in himself, that his disciples … Continue reading

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HAIL MARY FULL OF GRACE

    “That one woman is both mother and virgin, not in spirit only but even in body. In spirit she is mother, not of our head, who is our Savior himself—of whom all, even she herself, are rightly called … Continue reading

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SAINT BARTHOLOMEW (AUGUST 24)

    From Catholic Encyclopedia http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02313c.htm One of the Twelve Apostles, mentioned sixth in the three Gospel lists (Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:14), and seventh in the list of Acts (1:13). The name (Bartholomaios) means “son of Talmai” (or … Continue reading

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THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY (AUGUST 22)

      Luke 1:26-38 [26] And in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God into a city of Galilee, called Nazareth, [27] To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house … Continue reading

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POPE SAINT PIUS X (died August 20, 1914)

    Pope Pius X undertook liturgical and canonical reforms especially communion for children and frequent communion for adults. He strongly condemned modernism and desired to renew all things in Christ. He is the patron of sick pilgrims.

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