Purgatory by Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich

I was in Purgatory tonight.  It was as if I were being lead into an abyss, where I saw a large hall.  It is touching to see the poor souls so quiet and so sad.  Yet their faces reveal that they have joy in their hearts, because of their recollection of God’s loving...

Today’s Daily Reflection

Dia dhuit, In our First Reading today we see Abraham begins to have doubts in God’s promise to him that he will have descendants, that God will indeed fulfill his promise. Abraham doubts because nothing seems to be happening…… and he and his...

Today’s Daily Reflection

Dia dhuit, Today we celebrate TWO great English saints and martyrs. St John became bishop of Rochester.   When King Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon, and married Anne Boleyn, and constituted himself the supreme head of the Church of England, John...

The Cure of Ars on the Holy Mass

“It causes the whole heavenly court to rejoice.  It alleviates the pain of the souls in Purgatory.  It draws down all types of blessings upon Earth, and gives more glory to God than all the sufferings of all the martyrs together, more glory than the penances of...

A Reflection on today’s readings….

Dia dhuit, I am excited to tell you that the First Readings for the next two weeks at Weekday Masses will be about one of my Biblical heroes – Abraham! I hope you get the chance to read these and learn more about him. St John Paul II said Abraham and Our Lady...