Author Archives: Bishop Ed Jansen

04 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 4  St. Charles Borromeo  (1538-1584)  The name of St. Charles Borromeo is associated with reform. He lived during the time of the Protestant Reformation, and had a hand in the reform … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 11 November Saint | Leave a comment

03 November Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

Share
Posted in 11 November Fathers | Leave a comment

03 November – Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio November 3  St. Martin de Porres  (1579-1639) “Father unknown” is the cold legal phrase sometimes used on baptismal records. “Half-breed” or “war souvenir” is the cruel name inflicted by those of “pure” … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 11 November Saint | Leave a comment

02 November Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

Share
Posted in 11 November Fathers | Leave a comment

02 November – Saint of the day

Feast of All Souls Click here for Audio November 2 Feast of All Souls The Church has encouraged prayer for the dead from the earliest times as an act of Christian charity. “If we had no care for the dead,” … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 11 November Saint | Leave a comment

01 November Early Church Fathers – A Daily Reflection

Share
Posted in 11 November Fathers | Leave a comment

Master

  Solo Scriptura (Scripture Alone) M. Rev. Ed Jansen and Rev. Dr. Trish Gaffney   _________________ M.Rev. Ed Jansen is the Bishop of the Diocese of St. Benedict and Rev. Dr. Trish Gaffney is its Vicar General __________________________________________________________ Diocese of … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Faith and Doctrine | Leave a comment

28 September – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  January 28, May 29, September 28 Chapter 7: On Humility (Cont.) As for self-will, we are forbidden to do our own will by the Scripture, which says to us, “Turn away from your own will” (Eccles. 18:30), and likewise … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 09 September Rule | Leave a comment

05 September – Daily Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

  January 5, May 6, September 5 Prologue (Cont.) Hence the Lord says in the Gospel,  “Whoever listens to these words of Mine and acts upon them,  I will liken to a wise person  who built a house on rock. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 09 September Rule | Leave a comment

July 31- Reading of the Rule of St. Benedict

On the Observance of Lent Although the life of a monk ought to have about it at all times the character of a Lenten observance, yet since few have the virtue for that, we therefore urge that during the actual … Continue reading

Share
Posted in 07 July Rule | Leave a comment