The holidays are upon us opening doors to joy and blessings and suffering and wounds. Real forgiveness doesn’t equate to the secular quip, “Forgive and forget” which by the way is cognitively impossible unless brain trauma exists. Real forgiveness is an act of the will, an act of love not a feeling or emotion. “Forgiveness is … Continue reading Forgive and Forget? My brain wasn’t designed for that.
Born: Cher, France, July 18, 1880 Died: Carmel at Dijon France, November 9, 1906 Feast Day: November 8th Patron Saint of: Sick Persons, Loss of parents, Against Illness The eldest child of two girls, Elizabeth Catez was born and baptized on a military base in France to her parents- a self-made decorated military officer Jospeh … Continue reading Saint of the Month: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity, Patron of Sick Persons
November begins with two important Church Feasts: The Solemnity of All Saints & All Souls. Within the month of November, we strive to remember the souls of the faithful departed and the holy souls in Purgatory. Our souls on Earth, the Saintly Souls in Heaven, and the Holy Souls in Purgatory are all connected within … Continue reading Prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory
I love sharing about lesser know Saints including my buddy, St, Medard, Bishop and patron saint of inclement weather and storms. This Saints has worked weather miracles on road-trips and other travel adventures which left my friend and loved ones scratching our heads in wonder. B. around 456 A.D. D. 545 A.D Feast Day: June … Continue reading Saint of the Month: St. Medard, Patron Saint of Inclement Weather