Category Archives: Prayer

Confidence in Divine Providence

When Father Alvarez was rector of a poor college, he had a steward who often came to tell him of the daily wants, and what was necessary to support the house. Once he asked him whether he had recommended the … Continue reading

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The Confidence of St. Vincent de Paul

When the will of God is clearly seen in any affair, no matter how difficult, it should be undertaken with intrepidity, and pursued with constancy even to the end, however many and great may be the obstacles which oppose it. … Continue reading

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House of Gold

Next to charity, there is no virtue more pleasing to God than Christian humility. This virtue, unknown to the heathen, was taught us by God Himself, when He stooped to become man for love of us. And as though such … Continue reading

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St. Matthew

One day, as our Lord was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw, sitting at the receipt of custom, Matthew the publican, whose business it was to collect the taxes from the people for their Roman masters. Jesus said … Continue reading

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Attachment to One’s Reputation

Souls that are weak and too much attached to their own reputation, make a great stir and commotion, and can have no peace, if any calumny is spread against them. It is not thus with generous souls who aim at … Continue reading

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St. Januarius

Many centuries ago, St. Januarius died for the faith in the persecution of Diocletian, and to this day God confirms the faith of His Church, and works a continual miracle, through the blood which Januarius shed for Him. The Saint … Continue reading

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St. Stanislas Kostka

The young Stanislaus Kostka was most devout to our blessed Lady, so much so that from his infancy he had acquired the habit of reciting the Rosary every day in her honor. While still a youth, he loved to speak … Continue reading

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