Saints Minister to the Sick

“If a tiny spark of God’s love already burns within you, do not expose it to the wind, for it may get blown out… Stay quiet with God. Do not spend your time in useless chatter… Do not give yourself to others so completely that you have nothing left for yourself. St. Charles Borromeo TheContinue reading “Saints Minister to the Sick”

Saints are practical…

“There is nothing evil save that which perverts the mind and shackles the conscience.” St. Ambrose St Ambrose, also know as Aurelius Ambrosius, was born in 330 into a family that would produce three Saints: St. Ambrose along with his brother, Satyrus and sister, Marcellina.  St Ambrose’s father was the praetorian prefect of Gaul andContinue reading “Saints are practical…”

Saints were once children …

“There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.” St. Teresa of Avila Whenever I think of saints, I envision someone old and sedate with a kind and pious demeanour. Rarely do I see them as a rambunctious child. Born in 1515, St. Teresa of Avila, a prominent Spanish mystic and CarmeliteContinue reading “Saints were once children …”

Saints Around Us

“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.” St. Francis of Assisi October 31st and Halloween has come and gone with a gallant promise to return next year. In the meantime, November 1st celebrates All Saints Day. This special day commemorates those who haveContinue reading “Saints Around Us”