The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

On the biological level, the heart is an organ that pumps oxygen-rich blood to all parts of the body, and by doing so sustains our life and activity.  On the spiritual level, the Sacred Heart of Jesus continuously pumps life into our souls, supplying us with all the grace we need to stay close to […]

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Ss. John Fisher & Thomas More

Today’s feast reinforces the truth that the call of the Gospel is hard and that we have to enter through the narrow door and walk our Christian lives along the rough path.  What better example do we have to follow than that of Saint John Fisher and Saint Thomas More?  Thomas More was Chancellor of […]

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Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

Today we honour the memory of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, who at the age of 16 was all fired-up with the idea of being a missionary.  His father wanted him to become a soldier but begrudgingly allowed him to enter the Jesuit novitiate in Rome.  Aloysius helped out in the local hospital caring for plaque victims, […]

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Saint Alban

Today we honour the memory of Saint Alban, the first Christian to shed his blood for Christ in England.  Saint Bede – the author of The Ecclesiastical History of the English People – tells us that Alban was converted to Christianity by a persecuted priest whom he sheltered from the Roman authorities.  Alban was arrested […]

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