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  • To Forgive As God Forgives, It Means Forgive Ourselves

    11/13/2014 8:54:57 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 6 replies
    Knights of the Immaculata ^ | 11/12/2014 | Fr. Jeremy Leatherby
     Father Jeremy Leatherby  Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Sacramento CA Podcast kofc15693.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ChaplainsReport11-11-2014.mp3 A relatively brief thought: For some reason, this has been coming up quite a in the last couple of months, on forgiveness. A priest friend in Slovakia shared a story with my brother-in-law, Father Farrell, that he had given a homily on the need to forgive. A lady come up to him after Mass and said, "Father, based on what you said, I realized that there is something I've never let go of. "Twenty-five years ago, a man broke into my home and raped me. I've never been able to forgive...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-23-06, Memorial St. Pio of Pietrelcina, priest

    09/23/2006 9:14:35 AM PDT · by Salvation · 25 replies · 835+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-23-06 | New American Bible
    September 23, 2006 Memorial of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, priest Psalm: Saturday 39 Reading 11 Cor 15:35-37, 42-49 Brothers and sisters:Someone may say, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come back?” You fool!What you sow is not brought to life unless it dies.And what you sow is not the body that is to bebut a bare kernel of wheat, perhaps, or of some other kind. So also is the resurrection of the dead.It is sown corruptible; it is raised incorruptible.It is sown dishonorable; it is raised glorious.It is sown weak; it is raised powerful.It...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 09-23-05, Memorial, St. Pio of Pietrelcina

    09/23/2005 8:31:01 AM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies · 567+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 09-23-05 | New American Bible
    September 23, 2005Memorial of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina Psalm: Friday 41 Reading IHg 2:1-9 In the second year of King Darius,on the twenty-first day of the seventh month,the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai:Tell this to the governor of Judah,Zerubbabel, son of Shealtiel,and to the high priest Joshua, son of Jehozadak,and to the remnant of the people: Who is left among youthat saw this house in its former glory?And how do you see it now?Does it not seem like nothing in your eyes?But now take courage, Zerubbabel, says the LORD,and take courage, Joshua, high priest, son of...
  • St.Padre Pio

    09/22/2004 9:23:12 PM PDT · by Salvation · 20 replies · 976+ views
    EWTN.com ^ | 2004 | EWTN
    BiographyPadre Pio was born May 25, 1887 in Pietrelcina, Italy, a small country town located in southern Italy. His parents were Grazio Mario Forgione (1860-1946) and Maria Guiseppa de Nunzio Forgione (1859-1929). He was baptized the next day, in the nearby Castle Church, with the name of his brother, Francesco, who died in early infancy. Other children in the family were an older brother, Michele; three younger sisters: Felicita, Pellegrina and Grazia; and two children who died as infants. Religion was the center of life for both Pietrelcina and the Forgione family. The town had many celebrations throughout the...