Archive for July, 2011

The Passionists in India

10 July, 2011

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The Passion Heals….

9 July, 2011

“How pleasing to our good God are those who let themselves be held in God’s divine arms like a little child, and nursed at the infinitely loving breast of God. Meditation on the Passion will teach you this and you will grow in faith, hope and love.” From the letters of St. Paul of the Cross.

Mary Mother of Hope 9th July

9 July, 2011

Devotion to the Most Holy Virgin under the title of Mother of Holy Hope has been practised in the Passionist¬†Congregation from the beginning. It was promoted in a special way by the great Passionist¬†missionary, Father Thomas Struzzieri, who later became a bishop. He carried a picture of our Mother of Holy Hope with him on missions. This picture was produced and placed in the rooms of Passionists so that they might be reminded to ask Our Lady’s assistance in their needs. The Blessed Virgin thus became the special model and support of our hope, and she remains so.

PRAYER

Lord, you have given to us the Blessed Virgin Mary as mother of our hope. Under her protection, may we pass though this uncertain world with our hopes fixed on heaven and so enter into your kingdom.

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