His Eye is on the Sparrow

“So do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.”Matthew 10:31 Dear friends, Tonight here is a sweet little poem… Only A Little Sparrow I’m only a little sparrow,A bird of low degree;My life is of little value,But the dear Lord cares for me. I know there are many sparrows –All over […]

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St. Bernard of Clairvaux

“Let us not imagine that we obscure the glory of the Son by the great praise we lavish on the Mother; for the more she is honored, the greater is the glory of her Son. There can be no doubt that whatever we say in praise of the Mother gives equal praise to the Son.” […]

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Prayer to the Sacred Heart

“O’ Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, I put my trust in You.” St. John Paul II had a special devotion to the Sacred Heart and in 1999, on the 100th Anniversary of The Consecration of the Human Race to the Divine Heart of Jesus he wrote: “The Saviour’s Heart invites us to return to the […]

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Stay With Me Lord…

Featured Image – Public Domain – The altar of Padre Pio’s church in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy. Prayer of St. Pio of Pietrelcina after Holy Communion Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You. You know how easily I abandon You. Stay with me, Lord, […]

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Salutarius Hostia

O salutaris Hostia Quae caeli pandis ostium: Bella premunt hostilia, Da robur, fer auxilium. Uni trinoque Domino Sit sempiterna gloria, Qui vitam sine termino Nobis donet in patria. Amen. O saving Victim, open wide The gate of heaven to us below,Our foes press on from every side;Your aid supply, your strength bestow. To your great […]

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Pange Lingua

St. Thomas Aquinas Sing, my tongue, the Savior’s glory,of His flesh the mystery sing;of the Blood, all price exceeding,shed by our immortal King,destined, for the world’s redemption,from a noble womb to spring. Of a pure and spotless Virginborn for us on earth below,He, as Man, with man conversing,stayed, the seeds of truth to sow;then He […]

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Tantum Ergo Sacramentum

This beautiful hymn is by St.Thomas Aquinas. It forms part of a longer hymn titled Pange lingua. If you are sick and in the hospital I hope that these beautiful words bring comfort to you. Tantum ergo Sacramentum Veneremur cernui:Et antiquum documentumNovo cedat ritui:Praestet fides supplementumSensuum defectui. Genitori, GenitoqueLaus et jubilatio,Salus, honor, virtus quoqueSit et […]

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