HOW TO EARN PLENARY INDULGENCES FOR THE HOLY SOULS IN NOVEMBER:
Every year, from November 1-8, the Church grants a plenary indulgence that can be applied only to the souls in purgatory. We can receive one indulgence each of the eight days to anyone in purgatory (many people give them to Mary to hand out as she sees fit).
Every day, do this:
Visit a cemetery and pray, if only mentall...
There is a kind of cynicism that can set in when you come to a certain age, or when you work in the Church - in the news... then something breaks through. In an instant this morning, the Holy Spirit pierced my heart and reminded me where I came from... a broken desperate Jewish boy who was in despair to the point of suicide.
The boy didn't know it, but his heart longed for the Messiah to...
Novena to St. Teresa of Avila
by St. Alphonsus of Liguori - Doctor of the Church
To be prayed by the Apostoli Viae community beginning on October 7th and ending on October 15th, the Feast of St. Teresa. Our prayer in 2019 is for the following intentions:
For the intentions of and holiness of Pope Francis
For the protection and elevation of faithful Laity, Religious, Priests, Bish...
"Would that I could persuade spiritual persons that the way of God consists not in the multiplicity of meditations, ways of devotion or sweetness, though these may be necessary for beginners, but in one necessary thing only, in knowing how to deny themselves in earnest, inwardly and outwardly, giving themselves up to suffer for Christ’s sake, and annihilating themselves utterly. He w...
“After the Trinity and with My glorious humanity, Mary is the noblest creature who exists and can exist in heaven, for God Himself, even though divine, cannot bring about anything more worthy, more perfect and more beautiful since she bears in her being the reflection of all the perfections God can communicate to the creature.” ~From the Heart of Jesus to the Blessed Conchita Cabre...
Jesus said to his disciples:
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets.
I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.
Amen, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away,
not the smallest letter or the smallest part of a letter
will pass from the law,
until all things have taken place.
Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments