Seventh Sunday After Pentecost — A Message from St. Catherine of Siena

John Viewing the Dragon, the Beast,
and the False Prophets (detail),
Queen Mary Apocalypse, f. 30v.png

Translation of the Holy Gospel According to Matthew

At that time Jesus said to His disciples: Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. By their fruits you shall […]

By |July 7th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Nativity of Our Lord – Christmas Day — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

Translation of the Epistle for Christmas Day:

Triumph-of-Religion, John Singer Sargent, ca. 1890–1895

God, Who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in times past to the fathers by the prophets, last of all in these days hath spoken to us by His Son, Whom He hath appointed heir of all […]

By |December 26th, 2022|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy, Uncategorized|

St. Augustine, Are “The Elect” In Need of Prayer?

Question 028.  

Does this mean that Augustine counts himself among “the elect,” and therefore not in need of prayer?

When you find me in these books, pray that I might not fail, but reach perfection.  Pray, my son, pray…You would cheat me of great help if you were not to do so. But not only you, but anyone who by your witness should […]

By |April 27th, 2022|Categories: Spiritual Growth, St. Augustine on Prayer, Uncategorized|
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