Octave of Christian Unity invites us to pray

January 18, 2023 0 Comments

Today begins the Octave of Prayer for the Unity of Christians. A spiritual work given to us by Father Paul of Graymoor and approved by Pope Saint Pius X. This prayer of Fr Sergius Bulgakov ought to be in our heart. We pray: O Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour, thou didst promise to abide …

What is prayer?

January 11, 2023 0 Comments

Saint Theophan the Recluse, who was among the saints we commemorated today, explains what true prayer is: “… not every act of prayer is prayer. Standing at home before your icons, or here in church, and venerating them is not yet prayer, but the ‘equipment’ of prayer. Reading prayers either by heart or from a …

Benedict XVI –eternal memory

December 31, 2022 0 Comments

His Holiness, Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI has fallen asleep in the Lord today after a long life and a distinguished life of service. “With sorrow I inform you that the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away today at 9:34 in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican. Further information will be provided as soon as …

Prayer requested for Benedict XVI, pope emeritus

December 28, 2022 0 Comments

Pope Francis today at the end of the weekly address, asked for prayers for Pope Benedict XVI, saying he is “very sick” and asking God “to console and sustain him in his witness of love for the church until the end.” There is no official announcement from the Vatican yet. Pray for Pope Benedict. Saint …

On our national day of giving Thanks

November 24, 2022 0 Comments

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” (Meister Eckhart) Thanksgiving is a time for us to recall and to deeply live the blessings of our lives, and to give thanks to God for His many gifts. Let’s be grateful for what we have been …

Memorial Day 2022

May 30, 2022 0 Comments

Pray for Texas

May 26, 2022 0 Comments