Category Archives: Inspiration

The Life of the Holy Family

Jesus was the centre of Mary’s and Joseph’s love. Where the body is, there shall the eagles be. Where the treasure is, there is the heart. To possess Jesus was the sole joy of those happy parents. They held neither … Continue reading

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St. John Chrysostom

St. John was born at Antioch, in 344. In order to break with a world which admired and courted him, he in 374 retired for six years to a neighboring mountain. Having thus acquired the art of Christian silence, he … Continue reading

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Divine Favors

The Lord once appeared to St. Gertrude, and said to her: “When any one has complete confidence in Me, and believes that I have the power, the wisdom, and the desire to aid him on all occasions, this ravishes My … Continue reading

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Confidence in God – Part 2 of 2

St. Charles Borromeo was once talking with a person of rank, whom he was trying to persuade to have confidence in God in all circumstances, because He never abandons, even in the smallest things, those who put their trust in … Continue reading

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Confidence in God – Part 1 of 2

When one puts all his care on God, and rests wholly upon Him, being careful, meanwhile, to serve Him faithfully, God takes care of him; and the greater the confidence of such a one, the more the care of God … Continue reading

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St. Peter Claver

Peter Claver was a Spanish Jesuit. In Majorca he fell in with the holy lay-brother Alphonsus Rodriguez, who, having already learned by revelation the saintly career of Peter, became his spiritual guide, foretold to him the labors he would undergo … Continue reading

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Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary announced joy and the near approach of salvation to the lost world. Mary was brought forth in the world not like other children of Adam, infected with the loathsome contagion of sin, but … Continue reading

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