Lent is time to empty ourselves for the Lord to enter In 1996, Peter Mazar wrote the following, which impressed me then and still does: For three days Esther fasted and Judith kept vigil, the exiles came home to Jerusalem, … Continue reading →
Daily Mass Readings and reflection for 03/05/15 from Fr Michael Williamson, Pastor of St Matthew parish in Akron OH.
John Joseph was born in the middle of the 17th century on the island of Ischia, near Naples. When he was sixteen, he entered the Franciscan Order of the Strictest Observance of Reform of St. Peter of Alcantara. Because of his sanctity, he was sent to found a monastery in Piedmont three years after […]