Archive for October, 2016

1 November – Feast of All Saints

30 October, 2016

holy-saintsPope Francis says: “We need saints without cassocks, without veils – we need saints with jeans and tennis shoes. We need saints that go to the movies that listen to music that hang out with their friends…. We need saints that drink Coca-Cola, that eat hot dogs, that surf the internet and that listen to their iPods. We need saints that love the Eucharist, that are not afraid or embarrassed to eat a pizza or drink a beer with their friends. We need saints who love the movies, dance, sports, and theatre. We need saints that are open, sociable, normal, happy companions. We need saints who are in this world and who know how to enjoy the best in this world without being callous or mundane. We need saints.”

COLLECT

Almighty ever-living God, by whose gift we venerate in one celebration the merits of all the Saints, bestow on us, we pray, through the intercession of so many intercessors, an abundance of the reconciliation with you for which we earnestly long. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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During the month of November

25 October, 2016

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3rd November – Feast of Blessed Pio Campidelli, Passionist

13th November – Feast of Blessed Eugene Bossilkov, Passionist

16th November 1769 – Approval of the Revised Regulations by Clement XIV and proclamation of “Supremi Apostolatus”

18th November – Feast of Blessed Grimoaldo Santamaria, Passionist

21st November – Feast of the Presentation of Mary

21st November 1887 – Arrival of the First Passionists from the Anglo-Hibernan Province in Australia

22nd November 1720 – St. Paul of the Cross vested with the holy habit by Bishop Gattinara in Alessandria, Italy

20th November 1721 – Ven. John Baptist Danei vested with the holy habit by Bishop Gattinara in Alessandria, Italy

Passionist Formators Course, October 2016

21 October, 2016

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Some of the articles distributed during the Passionist Formators Course –

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Saint of the Day

15 October, 2016

The Story of St. Paul of the Cross

15 October, 2016