Monthly Archives: January 2014

31 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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31 January – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio January 31  St. John Bosco  (1815-1888) John Bosco’s theory of education could well be used in today’s schools. It was a preventive system, rejecting corporal punishment and placing students in surroundings removed … Continue reading

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31 January – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

    January 31, June 1, October 1 Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) The third degree of humility is that a person for love of God submit himself to his Superior in all obedience, imitating the Lord, of whom the … Continue reading

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30 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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30 January – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio January 30  St. Hyacintha of Mariscotti  (1585-1640) Hyacintha accepted God’s standards somewhat late in life. Born of a noble family near Viterbo, she entered a local convent of sisters who followed the … Continue reading

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30 January – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) The second degree of humility is that a person love not his own will nor take pleasure in satisfying his desires, but model his actions on the saying of the Lord, “I have come … Continue reading

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29 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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29 January – Saint of the Day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio  Servant of God Brother Juniper  (d. 1258) “Would to God, my brothers, I had a whole forest of such Junipers,” said Francis of this holy friar. We don’t know much about Juniper … Continue reading

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29 January – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

    January 29, May 30, September 29 Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) We must be on our guard, therefore, against evil desires, for death lies close by the gate of pleasure. Hence the Scripture gives this command: “Go not … Continue reading

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28 January Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

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